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Object Name: Child's spoon and fork
Date: ca. 1900
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Medium: Silver
Dimensions: Part (spoon): 6 x 1 1/4 x 3/4 in. (15.2 x 3.2 x 1.9 cm) Part (fork): 6 1/8 x 7/8 x 3/4 in. (15.6 x 2.2 x 1.9 cm)
Place made: North America, United States, Baltimore
Description: silver child's fork and spoon with slightly upturned oval handles with engraved squirrels and foliate decoration on the front and "Louise" engraved in script on the undersides; elliptical bowl on the spoon; four curved tines on the fork; makers' marks stamped on the underside of the stems.
Credit Line: Gift of Louise Stafford Gilder
Object Number: INV.14307ab
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Marks: engraved: on the undersides of the handles: "Louise" in script stamped: on the undersides of the stems: "STERLING/ WELSH & BRO."