Antique Silver Caddy Spoon, London 1790
Antique Silver Caddy Spoon, London 1790 Antique Silver Caddy Spoon, London 1790 Antique Silver Caddy Spoon, London 1790 Antique Silver Caddy Spoon, London 1790 Antique Silver Caddy Spoon, London 1790

Antique Silver Caddy Spoon, London 1790

English antique sterling silver caddy spoon with shell decoration to bowl, hallmarked from 1790 but no makers mark, hallmarks are a little worn, duty mark is barely visible.

No loss of detailing to the bowl on either side and its in excellent clean order with a small inscription to handle.

Measures 79mm in length.

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English antique sterling silver caddy spoon with shell decoration to bowl, hallmarked from 1790 but no makers mark.

Antique Silver Caddy Spoon, London 1790, hallmarks are a little worn, duty mark is barely visible. No loss of detailing to the bowl on either side and its in excellent clean order with a small inscription to handle.

This spoon measures 79 mm in length.

Compared to other spoons, caddy spoons have shorter handles and shallower bowls. The spoon handle is shorter and, as a result, the spoon can be stored with the tea in a tea caddy.  The shallow bowl is to accurately measure out the right amount of tea leaves.

DATE1790
MAKER or SPONSOR MARKUnknown
ASSAY OFFICELondon
WEIGHT (Grammes)12
WEIGHT (Troy)0.38
REF:-311U

Additional information

Origin

English

Period

George III 1760-1820

Sponsor/Maker

Unknown

REF CODE

311U

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