A silver Christening Spoon with a tragic story.
A silver Christening Spoon with a tragic story.
A silver Christening Spoon with a tragic story.
A silver Christening Spoon with a tragic story.
A silver Christening Spoon with a tragic story.
A silver Christening Spoon with a tragic story.
A silver Christening Spoon with a tragic story.
A silver Christening Spoon with a tragic story.
A silver Christening Spoon with a tragic story.
A silver Christening Spoon with a tragic story.
A silver Christening Spoon with a tragic story.

GEORGE LAMBERT (worked 1860-1900)

A silver Christening Spoon with a tragic story.

1895 London

Offered by Peter Cameron

£180 gbp
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A late Victorian reproduction Apostle Spoon, the terminal as St. James the Greater, London 1895, George Lambert. The spoon is engraved on the back of the bowl 'Gervase Henry Francis Maude from Blance-Maude April 27th 1896. Killed in the battle of Arras April 9th 1917.' On the stem the spoon is engraved 'J W Burdon April 28th 1918.'

Gervase Maude, died as a Lieutenant serving with the Royal Fusiliers. Maude was the son of Gerald Edward Maude, 1851-1934. Blanche Emily Isabella Maude, born 1855, was Gervase's aunt.

Joseph Warren Burden [junior], born 1918, to whom the spoon was given after Gervase Maude's death, was the son of Joseph Warren Burden, a New York Banker, and his wife Margery Kathleen Maude Burden, a British actress, daughter of Cyril Francis Maude, 1862-1951, also an actor. Cyril was the cousin of Gervase Maude. Joseph Warren Burden, junior, died in 1944 serving as a captain in the Scot's Guards.
Dimensions
Height 19.20 cm (7.56 inches)
Width 5.50 cm (2.17 inches)
Weight 73.40g (2.36oz t)
Stock Code
O4050
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