Object Description

An attractive antique sterling silver caddy spoon with a shell bowl and shaped handle. Weight 9 grams. Length 8.5 cms. Birmingham 1821. Maker John Betteridge.

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 excellent condition with no damage or restoration. The silver marks are clear. The bowl is not worn. 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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