Channel Islands silver. A good English provincial silver spoon with a trefid terminal and rat-tail bowl. Dessert size. The spoon has a very attractive hand hammered finish. Weight 33 grams, 1 troy ounces. Length 18.5 cm. Bowl 6.75 x 4.25 cm. Makers mark “TM” within a rectangle for Thomas Mauger. Circa 1730.
Biography – Thomas Mauger (father of George) married Marie Le Dain. Their son George was baptised on 12th February 1750. He became a most prolific silversmith in Jersey.