Rare 1718 Georgian English Britannia 958 Silver Serving/soup Spoon


Rare 1718 Georgian English Britannia 958 Silver Serving/soup Spoon

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Rare 1718 Georgian English Britannia 958 Silver Serving/soup Spoon:
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RARE 1718 GEORGIAN ENGLISH BRITANNIA 958 SILVER SERVING/SOUP SPOON

Presented is a fine quality Georgian English silver serving or soup spoon. This spoon dates to 1718 and was made by William Petly. The spoon is made from Britannia first standard silver, which has a purity of 958. It's worth noting that this is actually a higher purity of silver than sterling, which is 925. The spoon has a very traditional Hanoverian pattern design, complete with a pronounced upward turn at the end of the handle and a rat tail design on the back of the bowl. The spoon is quite sturdy and well made, with a nice feeling of weight, made from thick heavy silver throughout and quite resistant to bending. The back of the handle of the spoon has a marriage inscription of 'M' over 'E M'.

This piece is hallmarked on the underside with the Britannia mark for 958 silver, the lion's head erased for the city of London, the date letter C for 1718, and a maker's mark for William Petly.

This piece is in great condition. There is some surface wear, as should be expected of a piece almost 300 years old, but the spoon could easily be buffed to a high finish. There are no splits, no dents, no monogram removals, and no repairs.

The spoon is about 8 inches long.

This piece weighs 57.7 grams or 2.02 regular ounces.

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Rare 1718 Georgian English Britannia 958 Silver Serving/soup Spoon:
$185

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