Salt spoons (2)

Salt spoons (2)
Salt spoons (2)
Salt spoons (2)
Salt spoons (2)
Title
Salt spoons (2)
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 )
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.
Credit Line 
Gift of Adelaide Milton de Groot
Object Number 
1941.959ab
Marks 
engraved: on the undersides of the handles: "D" in gothic script stamped: on the undersides of the handles: "B. T. & B." incuse
Gallery Label 
These salt spoons belonged to the de Groot family.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group