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Object Name: Tablespoons (2)
Date: ca. 1911
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Medium: Silver
Dimensions: each: 7 3/8 x 1 1/2 x 7/8 in. ( 18.7 x 3.8 x 2.2 cm )
Place made: North America, United States, Meriden
Description: Two silver tablespoons with oval bowl, fiddle shape handle, and flared shoulder; stamped maker's mark on reverse.
Credit Line: Purchased from the Estate of Charles G. Thompson
Object Number: 1942.666ab
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Marks: stamped: on reverse: "1847 ROGERS BROS [circular mark, possibly an asterisk] / XS / TRIPLE"

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The Meriden Britannia Co. was established in 1879 for the production of 1847 Rogers Bros. silverplate, sterling silver flatware, silver-plated nickel silver and white metal holloware. The company merged with International Silver Co. of Canada, Ltd. around 1912. According to the accession records, the pattern of these tablespoons is "Old Colony."