Ten Matched Wallace "St. Leon" Sterling Silver Coffee Spoons
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Measuring 4 7/16" long and weighing a relatively heavy 4.6 T. oz. the set, these ten spoons are for after dinner coffee. They are slightly larger than a demitasse and somewhat smaller than a 5 o'clock.
The pattern is Wallace's "St. Leon, which is a densely articulated floral design dating from 1890. The flowers and leaves are portrayed in intricate detail, but exactly what they are is uncertain. One source suggests columbine.
All matching, they have script "MR" monograms on the backsides.
They are in choice estate condition, showing no wear, having flawless bowls and bright finishes.
Marks are Wallace's deer head emblem, "RW&S," and "Sterling."