Very Rare Limerick Silver Serving Spoon, 1780 By M Fitzgerald Irish Provincial For Sale
We are offering for salea fabulous Irish silver serving spoon with highly sought after Limerick marks.
This 10" long serving spoon is in the typical Irish style for the late 18th century with its Celtic Point terminal. It is engraved in script to the front terminal, although this is somewhat faint. The bowl is in good order with justtiny wear to the leading edge (showing as a loss of thickness to the rim rather than a loss of shape).
A very rare spoon and a great find.
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MEASUREMENTS: 258mm (10")long; 63g weight
MARKS: The marks are "MFG" "STERLING" (incuse), "MFG" for Limerick circa 1780, madeby Maurice Fitzgerald.
Please do not hesitate to contact me with any further questions. Good luck, Gary.
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Very Rare Limerick Silver Serving Spoon, 1780 By M Fitzgerald Irish Provincial: $1,495