This example is a 4 7/8" long egg spoon with a gold washed, oval bowl. It has an "MLS" script monogram on the handle.
It is in mint estate condition, showing virtually no wear.
Marks are "Tiffany & Co. E.P."
They are probably silverplate and probably English. Each piece has three symbol touch marks on the lower edge, but these are heavily rubbed. While perhaps recognizable to a knowing eye, not so for this listing...
It is a charming combination baby's rattle with a whistle end. The actual rattle is three conjoined bells that jingle like sleigh bells. These have a wire frame that leads to a twist stem which is attached to the whistle which also functions as the actual handle.
It is an estate item always resident within one family, and has likely late Victorian or early 20th century date...
It is comprised of a silverplate frame that supports one central and four subsidiary cut glass dishes. Large scale, it stands 11" at the highest edge of the main bowl and is 14" across length and width. The main bowl measures 10 1/2" x 7" x 3" deep. The small bowls are 4 1/2" x 3" x 1 3/4" deep...
It is a 19th century item in an unknown pattern. There is a handsome, period "LKB" monogram.
The blunt end, carbon steel blade is original and marked "Christofle a Paris." The ferrule on the silverplate handle is stamped "Cristofle."
The condition is good...