Pair of 9.2"long coin silver serving spoons made by Henry Farnum c.1795. Farnum was born in Norwalk, CT in 1773 and worked as an apprentice to Joseph Carpenter of Norwich in 1786. He later worked as a goldsmith in Boston from 1798-1800 where he had a shop at 14 Ann Street and a house on Prince Street. He had a partnership with Rufus Farnum for 1800-1806. In 1815 he was partner with Richard Ward in Boston at 15 Cornhill Street. The serving spoons are in excellent condition with an old patina and no damage or repair. They weigh 4 ounces.
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