A GROUP OF AMERICAN SILVER FLATWARE
Various makers and dates
Beaded pattern, engraved with Ludlow crest and monogram ECL:
Twelve tablespoons, seven by Shiebler for Black, Starr & Frost, five by Tiffany
Twelve dessert spoons, Tiffany
Ten teaspoons, nine Tiffany, one Shreve Brown & Co.
One silver-plated mustard ladle, Tiffany
Fiddle thread pattern, similarly engraved:
Fifteen dinner forks, thirteen by Shiebler for Black, Starr & Frost, two by Ball, Tompkins, Black
Twenty-two dessert forks, Eighteen by Shiebler for Black, Starr & Frost, four by Ball, Black & Co.
A tablespoon, Ball, Black & Co., New York, 1851-1874
Six Medallion pattern ice-cream spoons, engraved ECL, Gorham for Tiffany
Five mother-of-pearl mounted fruit knives
Eight seafood forks with beaded handles, retailed by Theodore B. Starr
Six Olive pattern dessert knives with silver blades, engraved LEA, with pseudo hallmarks
A pair of sugar tongs, engraved EL, Gale & Mosely, 1844
Two King's pattern silver-plated table forks, engraved with the Ludlow crest
One King's pattern silver-plated tablespoon, engraved MTH for Margaret Tonnele Hall, a great aunt of Eleanor Roosevelt
One Victorian silver table fork, J.S. Hunt, London, 1861
Three Hourglass pattern dessert spoons, engraved C, Henry Erwin, Philadelphia
One Fiddle pattern teaspoon, engraved monogram, Smith, late 18th century
152oz. (4728gr.) weighable silver (107)
The Beaded pattern, Fiddle thread pattern, and Medallion pattern flatware is engraved with the crest and monogram of Elizabeth Livingston Ludlow, great-grandmother of Eleanor Roosevelt.
All of the flatware was used by Eleanor Roosevelt at Val-Kill.