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Object Name: Tablespoons (2)
Date: 1832-1834
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Medium: Silver
Dimensions: Each: 8 7/8 × 1 7/8 × 1 1/8 in. (22.5 × 4.8 × 2.9 cm)
Place made: North America, United States, New Britain
Description: Two silver tablespoons with downturned fiddle handles with short splayed midribs on the underside and the engraved initials, "MLD" in bright-cut script; flared shoulders and pointed oval bowls; makers' marks stamped on the undersides of the handles.
Credit Line: Gift of Alfred M. F. Kiddle
Object Number: 1940.457ab
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Marks: engraved: on the handle: "MLD" in bright cut script stamped: on the underside of the handle: "A. RODGERS JR & CO" in roman letters