Dessert spoons (2)

Dessert spoons (2)
Dessert spoons (2)
Dessert spoons (2)
Dessert spoons (2)
Dessert spoons (2)
Dessert spoons (2)
Title
Dessert spoons (2)
Date 
ca. 1830
Medium 
Silver
Dimensions 
Each: 7 3/8 x 1 3/8 x 7/8 in. (18.7 x 3.5 x 2.2 cm)
Description 
Pair of cast silver dessert spoons with downturned fiddle handles with basket decoration and the engraved initials, "EKH" in bright-cut script; flared shoulders and pointed oval bowls with shell decoration and rounded drops; maker's marks stamped on the underside of the handles.
Credit Line 
Gift of Adelaide Milton de Groot
Object Number 
1941.970ab
Marks 
engraved: on the handles: "EKH" in script stamped: on the underside of the handles: "G.W. & N.C. PLATT" in rectangles
Gallery Label 
These dessert spoons belonged to Elizabeth King Hawley, the donor's mother.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group