Set Of 6 Sterling Silver Soup Or Bouillon Spoons~hallmarked Sheffield 1930~
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Set Of 6 Sterling Silver Soup Or Bouillon Spoons~hallmarked Sheffield 1930~:
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Cooper Brothers & Sons Ltd
Set of 6 excellent condition Bouillon spoons, hallmarked from Sheffield, date latters l,m,n so they date from 1928-1930.
Each measures just short of 6 inches and the bowls measure 42mm across.
The bouillon spoon looks like a cream soup spoon, only the bowl is smaller and the handle is shorter; it is approximately 5 to 6 inches long. The bouillon spoon is used at light meals, such as formal and informal luncheons, when clear or jellied soup is served as a first course. However, at a multi-course dinner, notably a formal dinner, bouillon is considered too light to start a meal where numerous wines are served, and a bouillon spoon is not used. Furthermore, at an informal dinner composed of a few hearty courses, bouillon is not normally served because the broth is not substantial enough to begin the simple menu.
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