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Scottish Silver toddy ladles (pair) - unrecorded maker
Reference: S158
Period: William IV
Year: 1834
Silversmith: Robert Chisholm
Place: Edinburgh
Price: $ 200.00
Weight: 20 grams
Condition: Excellent

Description: Fine pair of Fiddle pattern Scottish toddy ladles, with engraved initials WG. The makers mark is very clearly RC, possibly Robert Carfrae, who was an Edinburgh unfreeman in the early 1800's (Source Rod Dietert, who wrote Scottish Compendium) - this maker is not recorded in Jacksons. We had originally suggested Robert Clark, this is now proved incorrect as he joined the military and settled in North America circa 1800. Hallmarks very clear. We have now been informed this mark belongs to Robert Chisholm, who worked alone from 1833-1835, when he formed the very successful partnership of Mackay & Chisholm (source Henry Fothringham, Historian to the Incorporation of Goldsmiths of the city of Edinburgh, website www.incorporationofgoldsmiths.co.uk).
Scottish Silver toddy ladles (pair) - unrecorded maker
Pair of Scottish toddy ladles

Scottish Silver toddy ladles (pair) - unrecorded maker
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