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Object Name: Tablespoon
Date: ca. 1800
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Medium: Silver
Dimensions: Overall: 9 1/8 x 2 x 1 1/4 in. ( 23.2 x 5.1 x 3.2 cm )
Place made: North America, United States, New York
Description: silver tablespoon with a coffin handle engraved, "CL" in foliate script; pointed oval bowl with a tapered drop; maker's mark stamped on the underside of the handle.
Credit Line: Gift of Henry F. von Drehle
Object Number: 1947.136
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Marks: engraved: on the handle: "CL" in foliate script stamped: on the underside of the handle: "WG Forbes" in script in a rectangle

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This tablespoon belonged to Charles Loss (1765-1822), the great-grandfathr of the donor.