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Goddess Nike Silver Spoon - Garrard
Reference: S1445
Period: Edward VII
Year: 1906
Silversmith: Sebastian Garrard
Place: London
Price: $ 180.00
Weight: 58 grams
Dimensions: 18.2 cm
Condition: Excellent, perfect in every way. Appears to have never been used.

Description: A magnificent dessert sized spoon with the Goddess Nike standing on a pedestal with the initials "JERC", in script initials. Nike is the Greek winged Goddess of victory, strength and speed, she appears on the back of every Olympic medal. The detail of the Nike casting is excellent, this is a spoon of exceptional quality, as you would expect from Garrard. The hallmarks are very clear. The firm of R&S Garrard & Co (Garrard's), which began life in 1722 and still exists today, is famed for it's exceptional silver of very good quality. Garrard's were Crown Jewellers for much of their history, they lost the Royal warrant in 2007. Re the script initials, we assume they belong to a sports club, perhaps a rowing or rugby club? - we would welcome opinion's or corrections.
Goddess Nike Silver Spoon - Garrard
Goddess Nike Silver Spoon - Garrard

Goddess Nike Silver Spoon - Garrard
Nike details

Goddess Nike Silver Spoon - Garrard
Hallmarks

Goddess Nike Silver Spoon - Garrard
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