each overall: 5 5/8 x 1 1/8 x 1/2 in. ( 14.3 x 2.9 x 1.3 cm )
engraved: on the handle: "E C" in gothic script
stamped: on the underside of the handles: "H & M/ H.H. PATENT. 1860"
stamped: on the underside of the shoulders: "STERLING"
Pair of silver teaspoons with upturned, threaded double-swell handles with shield, scroll and fleur-de-lis decoration and the initials, "E C" engraved in gothic script; twisted, spiral stems, flared shoulders and pointed shell bowls; maker's marks stamped on the underside of the handles and shoulders.
Gift of Effie Beekman Borrowe
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