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Dutch Silver Hanoverian Tablespoon - Nijmegen, Hendricus Wolterbeek - Excellent Hallmarks     Order Form     Request more information
Reference: S1777
Period: George III
Year: 1770
Silversmith: Hendricus J. Wolterbeek
Place: Nijmegen
Price: $ 260.00
Weight: 58 grams
Dimensions: 20.5 cm
Condition: Good, bowl dimpled with small dents, very slight wear to tip.

Description: A rare Dutch silver Hanoverian tablespoon (porridge spoon) made by Hendricus Johannes Wolterbeek in Nijmegen in 1770. The spoon has the usual central Hanoverian rib with strong turn-up, and a very wide circular drop, and a larger bowl than is usually seen. The spoon has an original engraved family crest of a well engraved crown above a stylised X, with flowing scrolls, this is on the back of the spoon, when spoons were displayed bowl down. The spoon's main delight are it's well struck and very clear hallmarks, including makers mark of crowned tree in irregular shaped punch for Hendricus Wolterbeek (1730-1805, he worked between 1755 and 1788). The second mark is a crowned double headed eagle city mark for Nijmegen, the third is a intricately crowned N 1st Standard (Grote keur, sterling 925 standard) mark for Nijmegen, the last mark is a crowned O date letter for 1770.
Dutch Silver Hanoverian Tablespoon - Nijmegen, Hendricus Wolterbeek - Excellent Hallmarks
Dutch silver Hanoverian tablespoon - Nijmegen, Hendricus Wolterbeek

Dutch Silver Hanoverian Tablespoon - Nijmegen, Hendricus Wolterbeek - Excellent Hallmarks
Dutch silver hallmarks - Nijmegen, Wolterbeek, Grote Keur

Dutch Silver Hanoverian Tablespoon - Nijmegen, Hendricus Wolterbeek - Excellent Hallmarks
Engraved Family Crest - Crowned X

Dutch Silver Hanoverian Tablespoon - Nijmegen, Hendricus Wolterbeek - Excellent Hallmarks
Dutch silver spoon drop

Dutch Silver Hanoverian Tablespoon - Nijmegen, Hendricus Wolterbeek - Excellent Hallmarks
Dutch silver spoon handle - strong turn up

Dutch Silver Hanoverian Tablespoon - Nijmegen, Hendricus Wolterbeek - Excellent Hallmarks
Dutch silver spoon - back

Dutch Silver Hanoverian Tablespoon - Nijmegen, Hendricus Wolterbeek - Excellent Hallmarks
Antique dutch silver spoon - scale

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