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1790s Georgian Sterling Silver Old English Pattern Gravy Straining Spoon

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An exceptional, fine and impressive, antique Georgian sterling silver Old English pattern gravy straining spoon; an addition to our collectable flatware collection This exceptional antique George III sterling silver straining spoon has been crafted in the Old English pattern. The plain bowl of this gravy spoon incorporates an impressive arched strainer ornamented with pierced decorated vertical pales. The surface of the handle terminal is embellished with a bright cut engraved crest depicting a demi-lion rampant below the motto 'Forward'. The reverse of this antique silver straining spoon features a rounded heel to the bowl and pip to the handle terminal. Dimensions Length 30.4cm/12" Length of handle 21.3cm/8.4" Length of bowl 9cm/3.5" Width of bowl 5cm/2" Weight 4.1 troy ounces/127g Maker: Charles Hougham Date: 1792 Origin: London, England Video: A video of this fine piece is available upon request Reflections in photographs may detract from the true representation of this example of Georgian silverware.  

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  • Condition
    Excellent. This antique silver straining spoon is an exceptional gauge of silver, exceptional quality and in exceptional condition. The bright cut engraved crest is very crisp. Full hallmarks struck to the reverse of the handle are all very clear..
  • Dimensions

    H 12 in. x W 2 in. x D 3.5 in.

    H 30.48 cm x W 5.08 cm x D 8.89 cm

  • Seller location
    Jesmond, GB
  • Seller reference number
    A9086
  • Reference number
    LU120029450163

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