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Cape Silver saltspoon - John Townsend
Reference: S1149
Period: George IV
Year: Circa 1830
Silversmith: John Townsend
Place: Cape
Price: R 1 400.00
Weight: 12 grams
Dimensions: 10,5cm
Condition: Good, but the gilded bowl has scratchmarks and signs of wear.

Description: Cape Fiddle pattern saltspoon complete with makers mark and pseudo english hallmarks (clearly visible), gilded bowl and engraved monogram TTA. The spoon is slightly longer than others we have seen. Townsend was a leading Cape silversmith, who had a shop on Heerengracht in Cape Town, and is regarded as one of the finest and most versatile of Cape silversmiths by Heller.
Cape Silver saltspoon - John Townsend
Cape saltspoon

Cape Silver saltspoon - John Townsend
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