Object Description

An excellent little antique sterling silver caddy spoon with a square scalloped bowl and spade handle. Very pretty hand engraved leaf design to the bowl and handle. Weight 7 grams. Length 8 cms. Birmingham 1836. Maker James Collins

Object Literature

Caddy spoons were made from 1780 onwards and come in numerous designs. They were designed to measure 1 spoonful of tea and were usually kept with the tea caddy. Rare examples, such as those in the form of a jockeys cap, can command a high price.

Object Condition

This attractive silver spoon is in good condition with no damage or restoration. Stamped with clear English silver hallmarks. The bowl is not worn, the engraving is crisp.

Please note that this item is not new and will show moderate signs of wear commensurate with age. Reflections in the photograph may detract from the true representation of this item.

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