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Cape Silver Tableforks (pair) - John Townsend
Reference: S1197
Period: George III
Year: Circa 1830
Silversmith: John Townsend
Place: Cape
Price: $ 140.00
Weight: 140 grams
Dimensions: 20 cm
Condition: Fair, these forks have been well used, a scratch and a few kinks to the tines.

Description: Pair of Cape Fiddle pattern Tableforks, by the highly regarded silversmith John Townsend. The length of the tines is good, and the forks have very clear Pseudo English hallmarks and makers mark. The initials CJH are engraved on the back of the forks. Heller described Townsend as the most versatile of all the English silversmiths at the Cape, capable of excellent craftmanship.
Cape Silver Tableforks (pair) - John Townsend
Cape tableforks

Cape Silver Tableforks (pair) - John Townsend
Hallmarks and initials

Cape Silver Tableforks (pair) - John Townsend
Hallmark detail

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