Sterling Silver Seal-Top Spoon - Antique Charles I (1626)

GBP 3,950.00

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Object Description

An exceptional, fine and impressive antique Charles I English sterling silver seal-top spoon; an addition to our 17th century silver flatware collection

This exceptional antique Charles I sterling silver spoon has a pear shaped bowl to a faceted stem.

The rounded bowl of this impressive seal top spoon* is plain and unembellished, apart from the feature assay mark.

The faceted stem terminates with a knopped circular seal matrix/die bearing the emblem of a demi-griffin with one wing extended.

This exceptional example of 17th century silverware features later gilding; the gilding could be removed upon request.

* Seal top spoons became popular in England in the later 16th and 17th centuries.

Dimensions
Length 16.9cm/6.7″
Width 5cm/2″

Weight
1.5 troy ounces/46.5g

Object History

Maker: Edward Hole
Date: 1626
Origin: London, England

Object Literature

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Object Condition

This antique spoon is an exceptional gauge of silver, exceptional quality and in exceptional condition. The later gilding shows signs of wearing in keeping with age. The British hallmarks, consisting of the maker’s mark, lion passant and date letter struck to the reverse of the stem, in addition to the assay mark to the bowl are all very clear.

Object Details

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35b St Georges Terrace
Jesmond
NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE
Tyne and Wear
UK
NE2 2SU

Tel: +44 (0) 191 240 2645

Fax: +44 (0) 191 240 2647

VAT: GB 500 0310 42

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