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Cape Silver Tablefork - Jan Lotter
Reference: S1538
Period: George III
Year: 1813-1817
Silversmith: Jan Lotter
Place: Cape
Price: $ 140.00
Weight: 55 grams
Dimensions: 19.8 cm
Condition: Excellent.

Description: A Cape Silver tablefork in the Old English pattern, with very clear Cape silver hallmarks. The marks include makers mark IL in circular punch struck twice, with an attractive flower mark (mark 74 in Cape Silver by Welz). This fork has contemporary rough, lightly scratched initials MT, probably the original owner, on the back of the fork. This matches item S1148, which is already sold. Jan Lotter was an excellent silversmith, who made most of the Cape lemoenlepels (orange spoons) found today. He traded from Keerom Street, and probably died young, as he only worked between 1813 and 1817.
Cape Silver Tablefork - Jan Lotter
Cape silver tablefork - Jan Lotter

Cape Silver Tablefork - Jan Lotter
Jan Lotter Cape silver hallmarks

Cape Silver Tablefork - Jan Lotter
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