Cased Set Sterling Spoons With Tongs–1918-t Bradbury & Sons, Sheffield-113 Gm
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Cased Set Sterling Spoons With Tongs–1918-t Bradbury & Sons, Sheffield-113 Gm:
CASED SET English STERLING SPOONS with Tongs– 1918-Thomas Bradbury & Sons, Sheffield-113 gm
Acanthus Leaf Design-Excellent Condition- 4.0 oz
Offered in this sale is a Boxed Set 6 Sterling Spoons with Matching Tongs, Hallmarked at Sheffield by Thomas Bradbury & Sons in 1918 and retailed by an important jeweler in Dundee. The Spoons feature Art Nouveau influenced, naturalistic flowing Acanthus Leaf motifs to the reverse of the terminals and a double drop heel. Along with the matching tongs, the spoons are nested into a custom fitted box for resale by the important Dundee firm of Whytock & Sons, Silversmiths & Jewelers who had a large shop in the town centre from the mid-19th century.
SIZE & CONDITION: Each Spoon is just over 4 1/4” (11.1 cm) long and the tongs are of the same length. Together the set weighs 4.0 oz (113 g).
They are in very good estate condition with no noted flaws and a bright finish. They NOT monogrammed. The case is in good condition, with minor loss to the leatherette on the lid (see photo).
MARKS: MARKS: The spoons and tongs are uniformly hallmarked on the stems as follows:
Makers Mark – “TB & S” in a shield for Thomas Bradbury & Sons
City Mark – Crown for Sheffield
Lion Passant – Sterling Standard
Date Letter- “a” for 1918
The satin lining of the fitted case bears the Retailer’s mark for Whytock & Sons, Silversmiths & Jewelers, Dundee along with a Heraldic Lion Rampant Crest.
I have other pieces of Sterling Silver that I am listing this week (see group photo) that I will be happy to ship together to save you shipping costs.
SHIPPING: Worldwide will be $12.00 (Canada via Expedited Post/ US & Worldwide Small Package (Air) rate). I will be happy to combine items for reduced shipping on sales won in the same timeframe. Please let me know if you are interested in other items in my listings so that I may hold off and send a consolidated invoice.
Unfortunately, I can no longer ship to Italy.
Please study the photos and description carefully and e-mail me with any questions you have prior to offerding. Items are not returnable unless they have been significantly misrepresented. Thanks for looking & happy offerding!