This is a lovely set of 1870's Antique sugar spoons made by the R. Wallace & Sons Mfg. Company. These wonderful spoons feature a delicate and precise original workmanship of floral design. The individual hand engraving on each handle is exquisite. They measure approximately 5 1/2" long x 1 1/8" wide (widest part) with a total weight of 189.5 grams. This set comes in its original green velvet box with silk lining. The marking on the back of the spoons is "R. Wallace & Sons", "Sterling". The set are in excellent antique condition.
This would make a wonderful addition to any antique R. Wallace Sterling Collection or anyone who loves the beautiful era of this piece would be thrilled to own this treasure.
NOTE: These spoons were gifted to the head housekeeper, of a Lombard, Illinois family, when she retired from their service in 1903. She served this family from 1889-1903. Her name was Tillie.