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Victorian Silver Trefid Teaspoons (Set of 6) - Bright Cut Engraving     Order Form     Request more information
Reference: S11110
Period: Victorian
Year: 1898
Silversmith: Hilliard & Thomason
Place: Birmingham
Price: $ 200.00
Weight: 65 grams
Dimensions: 10.7 cm
Condition: excellent, perfectly preserved in original box. Box also excellent condition.

Description: A set of 6 Victorian silver trefid teaspoons, with lovely bright cut engraving. The spoons have the traditional trefid shape, with 2 deep notches, and a wide flattened terminal. The spoons are engraved in Victorian style, with scrolls and and leaves, zig zags and hatching, the quality of the engraving is superb, these spoons will sparkle in candlelight. The spoons are in excellent condition, and appear to never have been used, a pity with such lovely spoons. The original box reads " Forsyth & Co, Jewellers, Pietermaritzburg, Natal", the box itself is excellent quality, silk and velvet interior. The hallmarks on a 6 spoons are excellent. Forsyth & Co still exists today, they date back to before 1897, as an advert from 1897 has been found (see photograph). Hilliard & Thomason were manufacturing silversmiths who worked from Spencer Street, Birmingham, between 1847 and 1902. They exhibited at the Great Exhibition on 1851.
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