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Object Name: Teaspoons (6)
Date: ca. 1850-70
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Medium: Silver
Dimensions: Overall: 5 5/8 x 1 x 3/4 in. ( 14.3 x 2.5 x 1.9 cm )
Place made: North America, United States
Description: Six silver teaspoons with downturned foliate handles with engraved c-scrolls, foliate decoration and the initials, "EEG' in script; pointed oval bowls; maker's marks stamped on the undersides of the handles.
Credit Line: Gift of Louise S. Gilder, 12/14/73
Object Number: INV.14533a-f
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Marks: engraved: on the handles: "EEG" in script stamped: on the undersides of the handles: "PURE COIN C. B & Co."

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EEG is Emma Elizabeth Gilder (b. 1861), the aunt of the donor (Louise S. Gilder). Emma was a sister of Louise's father, William Howard Gilder (b. 1857, Maryland).