Sterling silver serving spoon and fork, produced for Tiffany & Co. of New York, NY., circa 1867.
The fork and spoon are engraved S.E.B. in an Old English font. The original felt and silk lined presentation box has the same monogram in gilding.
The serving pieces are both trademarked:
J.P. Patent 1867 5 Tiffany & Co. Sterling
J.P. is the trademark for John Polhamus of New York who produced flatware for Tiffany from 1850-69. Tiffany did not start producing their own flatware until about 1870.
The fork and spoon are both 12” (30.5cm) long.
The box is 14” (35.5cm) by 5” (12.7cm).
The cover of the box is slightly domed, 2” (5cm) high.