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Antique Silver Pierced Serving Spoons (Pair) - In Original Velvet & Silk Box     Order Form     Request more information
Reference: S11121
Period: George V
Year: 1912
Silversmith: Hawksworth, Eyre & Co. Ltd
Place: Sheffield
Price: $ 360.00
Weight: 120 grams
Dimensions: 21.2 cm
Condition: Excellent, perfectly preserved in original box. Box also very good condition, full working order. Piercing excellent condition.

Description: A pair of antique silver serving spoons, with beautiful pierced and engraved handles, in pristine condition. The detail of the piercing is excellent, an architectural feature surrounded by foliage. The spoons are a useful size, ideal for serving. The spoons appear to have never been used, such a pity for such beautiful items. The hallmarks on both spoons are clear, and include makers mark for the Sheffield firm of Hawksworth & Eyre, who worked between 1841 and 1932, when they were taken over by Ellis of Barker Brothers. Charles Hawksworth and John Eyre exhibited a wide variety of goods at the Great Exhibition of 1851, they had showrooms in London Fleet Street and Montreal, Canada. (Culme, Directory of Gold & Silversmiths, page 222).
Antique Silver Pierced Serving Spoons (Pair) - In Original Velvet & Silk Box
Antique Silver Pierced Serving Spoons (Pair) - In Original Velvet & Silk Box

Antique Silver Pierced Serving Spoons (Pair) - In Original Velvet & Silk Box
Antique Silver Pierced Serving Spoons (Pair)

Antique Silver Pierced Serving Spoons (Pair) - In Original Velvet & Silk Box
Pierced silver spoon - architecture, foliage

Antique Silver Pierced Serving Spoons (Pair) - In Original Velvet & Silk Box
Pierced silver spoon, reverse side with hallmarks

Antique Silver Pierced Serving Spoons (Pair) - In Original Velvet & Silk Box
Hawksworth, Eyre & Co sheffield silver hallmarks

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