Child's spoon and fork

Child's spoon and fork
Child's spoon and fork
Child's spoon and fork
Child's spoon and fork
Child's spoon and fork
Child's spoon and fork
Title
Child's spoon and fork
Date 
ca. 1900
Medium 
Silver
Dimensions 
Part (spoon): 6 x 1 1/4 x 3/4 in. (15.2 x 3.2 x 1.9 cm) Part (fork): 6 1/8 x 7/8 x 3/4 in. (15.6 x 2.2 x 1.9 cm)
Description 
silver child's fork and spoon with slightly upturned oval handles with engraved squirrels and foliate decoration on the front and "Louise" engraved in script on the undersides; elliptical bowl on the spoon; four curved tines on the fork; makers' marks stamped on the underside of the stems.
Credit Line 
Gift of Louise Stafford Gilder
Object Number 
INV.14307ab
Marks 
engraved: on the undersides of the handles: "Louise" in script stamped: on the undersides of the stems: "STERLING/ WELSH & BRO."
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group