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Irish Georgian Silver Dessert Spoons (Set of 4) -     Order Form     Request more information
Reference: S11160
Period: George III
Year: 1787
Silversmith: John Kavanagh, John Kelly, James Kennedy
Place: Dublin
Price: $ 240.00
Weight: 102 grams
Dimensions: 16.8 cm
Condition: Excellent, bowls have had dents removed.

Description: A set of 4 Irish Georgian dessert spoons, bottom marked, with excellent hallmarks on all 4 spoons. The spoons are Old English pattern, and have an engraved family crest of an armoured arm holding a dagger, this engraving is crisp and clear. Bottom marked hallmarks, used before 1790, are seldom clear, they are often squashed, these marks are excellent. They include makers mark IK in rectangular punch with rounded corners, and without dot, according to Douglas Bennett, in his book Collecting Irish Silver, this mark could belong to 3 different silversmiths, John Kavanagh (1783-1819), John Kelly (1780-1794) or James Kennedy (1768-1803), all three of which fall in the date range. More research is required on these makers, the makers mark on these spoons are very clear.
Irish Georgian Silver Dessert Spoons (Set of 4) -
Irish Georgian silver dessert spoons

Irish Georgian Silver Dessert Spoons (Set of 4) -
Irish silver hallmarks Dublin 1787 IK

Irish Georgian Silver Dessert Spoons (Set of 4) -
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Irish Georgian Silver Dessert Spoons (Set of 4) -
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Irish Georgian Silver Dessert Spoons (Set of 4) -
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