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Salt spoons (2)

Object Number: 
1941.959ab
Date: 
1839-1851
Medium: 
Silver
Dimensions: 
each overall: 3 5/8 x 1 x 3/8 in. ( 9.2 x 2.5 x 1 cm )
Marks: 
engraved: on the undersides of the handles: "D" in gothic script stamped: on the undersides of the handles: "B. T. & B." incuse
Description: 
Pair of silver salt spoons with upturned, fiddle thread handles with short midribs on both sides and the engraved initials, "D" in gothic script on the undersides of the handles; sugar loaf shoulders and horizontal elliptical bowls; makers' marks stamped on the undersides of the handles.
Gallery Label: 
These salt spoons belonged to the de Groot family.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Adelaide Milton de Groot
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group