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Cape Silver Basting Spoon - Willem Lotter
Reference: S1573
Period: George III
Year: 1810-1835
Silversmith: Willem Godfried Lotter
Place: Cape
Price: $ 740.00
Weight: 100 grams
Dimensions: 26.5 cm
Condition: Excellent, strong tip, bowl is a good gauge.

Description: A Cape silver basting (or serving) spoon in the Fiddle pattern, by Willem Godfried Lotter, one of the members of the famous Lotter family of Cape silversmiths. The spoon is engraved with initials CIT in fancy script, this is original. This is a good solid spoon, very suitable for use, the bowl is a good gauge and the tip is excellent. The hallmarks are clear, and consist of makers mark WGL between 2 diamond devices (actually square with a cross in the middle), mark 89 in Cape Silver by Stephan Welz. Willem Lotter worked between 1810 and 1835, his work is represented in the Paarl musuem. David Heller (History of Cape Silver) regarded Lotter as one of the top Cape silversmiths.
Cape Silver Basting Spoon - Willem Lotter
Cape silver basting spoon - willem lotter

Cape Silver Basting Spoon - Willem Lotter
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Cape Silver Basting Spoon - Willem Lotter
Initials CIT

Cape Silver Basting Spoon - Willem Lotter
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Cape Silver Basting Spoon - Willem Lotter
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