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Irish Silver Rat Tail Dessert Spoons (Set of 6) - James Brady, Dublin, Neill, Belfast     Order Form     Request more information
Reference: S1895
Period: William IV
Year: 1834
Silversmith: James Brady
Place: Dublin
Price: $ 560.00
Weight: 245 grams
Dimensions: 18.8 cm
Condition: 3 excellent, 3 good, 3 spoons have small dent to bowl. Overall lovely condition.

Description: A set of 6 Irish silver dessert spoons, in the Fiddle pattern with rat-tails, a feature of Irish flatware of the period. The spoons have original owners engraved initials WMH. The hallmarks on all 6 are excellent, and include makers mark IB for James Brady, who worked between 1821 and 1842. The spoons also have the retailer's mark, NEILL, which is very clear on all the spoons. Irish retailers were among the first to mark flatware, early adopters of corporate branding. NEILL was a leading Belfast retailer, first established by Robert Neill in 1803, the firm survived until 1960.
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