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Six Early English Small Silver Spoons

Auction:
2475
Lot:
1
Sold for:
$1,007$850

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Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2475
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
October 03, 2009 10:00AM

Description:

Six Early English Small Silver Spoons, London, a Charles I trefid example, 1642, monogrammed, lg. 4, and five early Georgian comprising: a goldwashed and engraved trefid pair, William Matthews, maker, lg. 4 1/4, a dognose pair, maker possibly John Pero, engraved with crest, lg. 4, and a trefid with rubbed marks, lg. 3 7/8 in., approx. 2 troy oz. total.
Estimate $400-600

the goldwashed pair: with maker's mark and leopard head only. one bowl with scratching at shoulder. age typical wear
dognose pair: marks rubbed. bends to dognose, and wear to ends of bowls.
1642 example: marked with date letter, and piece of a maker's mark only. wear to bowl, with bending to edge.
single dognose: marks rubbed. minor age typical wear.

Keywords

London, John Pero, mark and leopard head, Idiophones, Spoons

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