This is a Sterling Demitasse Spoon that measures 4 & 3/8" in length. It has a date engraved on the reverse of the handle of " 8-26-05 " . It is in great condition. It has the early Hallmark for Reed & Barton and has a Patented date on the back of the handle of Oct 11, 1900. This pattern " L'Elegante " also known as " Elegante " was introduced by Reed & Barton in 1900.