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Cape tablespoon - Hanoverian pattern
Reference: S1130
Period: 19th century
Year: 1812
Silversmith: Gerhardus Lotter
Place: Cape
Price: R 1 500.00
Weight: 70g grams
Dimensions: 21.5cm
Condition: Excellent

Description: This spoon has an original inscription, "IIH en EL, 1812". These are presumably the initials of the owners and the date of their wedding. A set of 6 tableforks by the same maker and with the same inscription are pictured in David Heller's 2nd Cape Silver book, "Further researches in Cape Silver", page 46, plate 5, with description on page 41. An additional pair of tableforks with the same inscription are present in the Africana Museum, and are pictured in the book "Cape Silver" by Stephan Welz, pg 67.
Cape tablespoon -  Hanoverian pattern
Cape Hanoverian spoon

Cape tablespoon -  Hanoverian pattern
Hallmark and inscription

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