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Object Name: Tablespoons (2)
Date: ca. 1820-1830
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Medium: Silver
Dimensions: Each: 9 1/4 × 1 7/8 × 1 3/8 in. (23.5 × 4.8 × 3.5 cm)
Place made: North America, United States, Philadelphia
or possibly: New Orleans
Description: Pair of silver tablespoons with downturned fiddle handles with short splayed midribs on the undersides; handles engraved, "MS" in foliate script; squared shoulders and pointed oval bowls with broad drops; maker's marks stamped on the undersides of the handles.
Credit Line: Permanent Loan of the Beekman Family Association
Object Number: 1950.116ab
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Marks: engraved: on the handles: "MS" in script stamped: on the undersides of the handles: "A. RASCH & CO" in a rectangle