Antique William III Britannia Standard Silver Trefid Rat Tail Pattern Spoon
Antique William III Britannia Standard Silver Trefid Rat Tail Pattern Spoon
Antique William III Britannia Standard Silver Trefid Rat Tail Pattern Spoon
Antique William III Britannia Standard Silver Trefid Rat Tail Pattern Spoon
Antique William III Britannia Standard Silver Trefid Rat Tail Pattern Spoon
Antique William III Britannia Standard Silver Trefid Rat Tail Pattern Spoon
Antique William III Britannia Standard Silver Trefid Rat Tail Pattern Spoon
Antique William III Britannia Standard Silver Trefid Rat Tail Pattern Spoon
Antique William III Britannia Standard Silver Trefid Rat Tail Pattern Spoon
Antique William III Britannia Standard Silver Trefid Rat Tail Pattern Spoon

JOHN CORY (worked 1687-c.1725)

Antique William III Britannia Standard Silver Trefid Rat Tail Pattern Spoon

c. 1700 London

Offered by AC Silver

£1,295 gbp
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This exceptional antique William III Britannia standard* silver spoon has been crafted in the Trefid Rat Tail pattern.

The anterior surface of the Trefid spoon handle terminal is embellished with the contemporary engraved initials 'MP', in addition to the later engraved initials 'EL'; the reverse surface is plain apart from the feature hallmarks.

The reverse of this impressive example of antique silverware features a rat tail with bead ornamentation to the rounded bowl.

* Britannia Silver - The Britannia silver standard of 958 (95.84% of fine silver), denoted by the icon of the seated Britannia holding an oval shield, was introduced by William III in 1697. This was to indicate the slightly higher standard of silver from sterling silver standard of 925 (92.5% of fine silver).

Dimensions

Length 19.2cm/7.6"
Length of handle 12cm/4.7"
Length of bowl 7.1cm/2.8"
Width of bowl 4.2cm/1.7"

Weight

1.6 troy ounces/50.9g


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This antique William III silverTrefid spoon is a very good gauge of silver, excellent quality and in excellent condition in keeping with age.

The British hallmarks struck to the reverse of the handle are clear; the date letter has wear in keeping with age and location, but remains legible.

Reflections in photographs may detract from the true representation of this piece of Edwardian dining silverware.
Maker: John Cory
Date: Circa 1700
Origin: London, England
Can be viewed at AC Silver’s Newcastle store, online at www.acsilver.co.uk. Please quote SALES CODE SKU A7077 when enquiring about the piece.
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Dimensions
Width 4.20 cm (1.65 inches)
Depth 19.20 cm (7.56 inches)
External Depth 12.00 cm (4.72 inches)
Weight 1.60oz t (49.76g)
Stock Code
A7077
Medium
An exceptional, fine and impressive antique William III Britannia standard silver Trefid Rat Tail pattern spoon; an addition to our silver cutlery collection
Signed/Inscribed
The British hallmarks struck to the reverse of the handle are all very clear; the hallmarks are struck deeply due to the exceptional gauge of silver.
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