Aesthetic salad serving pair in sterling silver. Made by Knowles (later Mauser) in Providence, ca. 1880. Fork and spoon have tapering handles with acid-etched ornament of Japanese inspiration with crustaceans, birds, and branches. Spoon has round and crimped bowl. Fork has round and crimped shank with four tines. Bowl and shank have double-sided gilt wash. Hallmark includes retailer’s name A. Stowell & Co. Excellent condition.
Length: Spoon: 9 1/2 in. Fork: 9 1/4 in. BL569