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Cape Silver Tablespoon - Lawrence Twentyman, Rare Hallmarks
Reference: S1820
Period: George III
Year: 1818-1832
Silversmith: Lawrence Twentyman
Place: Cape
Price: $ 270.00
Weight: 70 grams
Dimensions: 21.7 cm
Condition: Excellent, slight wear to tip. Light dent to bowl, scratches from use.

Description: A Cape silver Fiddle pattern tablespoon, with a set of extremely rare Cape silver hallmarks. The hallmarks include makers mark LT, and pseudo marks that include date letter A, lyre and duty mark. These marks are shown by Welz in his book Cape Silver (mark 144, page 156), they are also shown by David Heller in his book History of Cape Silver (mark MM84, page 156). The makers mark, A and lyre mark are well struck and very clear, the duty mark is worn at the top. The date letter A is quite distinctive, with one arm much thicker than the other.
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