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Cape Silver Dessert Spoon - Twentyman
Reference: S1473
Period: George IV
Year: Circa 1825
Silversmith: Lawrence Twentyman
Place: Cape
Price: $ 80.00
Weight: 44 grams
Dimensions: 17.9 cm
Condition: Good, wear to tip and side of bowl from use, has been polished.

Description: A Cape silver dessert spoon in the Fiddle pattern. The spoon has pseudo English hallmarks, all individually struck, all the hallmarks are very clear. They include duty mark, bird, castle and date letter e, with makers mark LT. This is makers mark 131 (Cape Silver by Welz), although they are struck in a different order, which is quite common. It appears the Cape silversmiths were not too scrupulous about how hallmarks were struck.
Cape Silver Dessert Spoon - Twentyman
Cape Silver Dessert Spoon - Twentyman

Cape Silver Dessert Spoon - Twentyman
Cape Silver hallmarks - Lawrence Twentyman

Cape Silver Dessert Spoon - Twentyman
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Cape Silver Dessert Spoon - Twentyman
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