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A silver-gilt cast vine pattern knife, fork and spoon, by John Samuel Hunt (overstriking George Adams) London 1855, crested with the symbols of Turkey within a Garter Star.
Price: £2,850.00

                                               Following his support for Britain and France in the Crimean war, the Sultan of Turkey was invested with the Order of the Garter in 1856 (the 717th Knight and the first non-Christian to be so honoured). For further information, see here.

A set of 12 Old English spoons of unusual size, intermediate between tea- and dessertspoon, London 1797 by George Smith, crested with a Highlander holding a spear beneath the motto 'Virtus'.
Price: £575.00
Eight Old English dessert spoons, by Samuel Eaton London 1762, crested with a pineapple for Perryn/Perrin.
Price: £450.00
                                                            Old English pattern flatware is not normally found before 1770. The earliest reported mention of 'turn-down flatware' is thought to be in the early 1760s.
A set of six Britannia standard feather-edge dessert spoons, by Charles Boyton London 1893, crested with a demi griffin.
Price: £425.00

Five fiddle, thread and shell dessertspoons, London 1885 by Aldwinckle and Slater, crested with a demi griffin.
Price: £340.00



A set of six fiddle pattern dessertspoons, by William Chawner made in London in 1826 (2), 1827 (3) and 1828 (1) engraved with crest, motto and the insignia of a Knight Companion of the Bath.
Price: £285.00
                                                          The crest appears to be that of General Sir Dyson Marshall KCB (1752-1823) and the spoons were presumably purchased to enlarge a service he had begun. Marshall was a career soldier ─ he joined the army of the East India Company in 1771, and was in command at the siege of Hattrass in 1817. He was knighted in 1818.

An Admiralty pattern dessertspoon with die cast crowned anchor, by Hunt and Roskell London 1865.
Price: £275.00  
                                                                                                                              3 spoons available
6 fiddle thread dessertspoons in the French manner with arms of SADDLERS Company 4 x 1826 by Charles Eley and 2 x 1854 by George Adams, the arms bearing 3 saddles for the Saddlers' Company.
Six Old English pattern dessert spoons, by John Shiels Dublin 1802, crested with an elephant's head .
Price: £265.00
Six fiddle-thread dessert-spoons by Peter and William Bateman, four made in London in 1806 and two in 1810 , all crested with a sword below a star.
6 Old English dessertspoons, London 1825 by Thomas Barker (1 1792 by Smith and Fearn).
Price: £245.00

Three fiddle, thread and shell dessertspoons, London 1821 by William Eley and William Fearn crested with a demi griffin.



A Celtic-point dessert spoon with wrigglework border, by Carden Terry of Cork circa 1790, crested for Sweet or Swete.
Price: £225.00
                                                                  Branches of the Swete family held several estates in Counties Cork and Galway in the eighteenth century. However the main branch of the family appears to have been based at Greenville (formerly Kilglass), County Cork.
                                                                                                                                                                                            (6 spoons available)

A Hanoverian thread variant with rat tail dessert spoon and fork with die cast crest of a demi lion holding a cross crosslet fitchee for Capel , by Hunt and Roskell (overstriking another) London 1866.
A three-piece christening set with pressed foliate handles, Birmingham 1823 by Joseph Taylor.
Price: £195.00
Scandinavian spoon A Scandinavian spoon with pear shaped bowl, flat stem and engraved flower; unmarked circa 1750, the back of the bowl engraved in the customary manner with initials {PRS} {ABD}.
Price: £190.00
A Hanoverian scrollback dessertspoon, London 1772 by WP (perhaps William Portal).
Price: £175.00
A dessert spoon and fork in an unrecorded pattern with neoclassical inspiration, by George Adams London 1872 and 1874.
Price: £165.00
A pair of Hanoverian dessert spoons made in London in 1747, crested with a demi lion .
Price: £160.00

Two fiddle, thread and shell pattern dessertspoons, London 1876 by George Adams, crested with a demi griffin.



Two fiddle, thread and shell pattern dessertspoons, London 1894 by Slater, Slater and Holland crested with a demi griffin.
Price: £155.00

A Hanoverian pattern dessert spoon hallmarked on the front, by Walter Tweedie London 1778, crested with a lion rampant.
Price: £145.00
A rose-pattern dessert spoon, by John Henry and Charles Lias London 1828.
Price: £135.00
A silver-gilt dessertspoon with Falstaff terminal, London circa 1755 probably by William Tant (Grimwade 3905) .
Price: £125.00
An Old English thread and drop dessert spoon with flute down front of stem, London by George Smith circa 1780, crested with a dolphin naiant out of a coronet as used by the BRICKDALE family.
Price: £125.00

(2 available in total)       

A 'private die' dessert spoon made for the Royal Horticultural Society of Ireland engraved First White Grapes, by Philip Walsh Dublin 1841, initialled {JMA}.
Price: £120.00

An Old English pattern dessertspoon by David Downie Edinburgh 1778.
                                                                                                        David Downie (c.1736-1826) is unusual among eighteenth century goldsmiths for a number of reasons. He was a Roman Catholic with Jacobite associations, in Edinburgh in the 1760s which is in itself unusual. In addition, in 1794 he was tried for High Treason for his associations with the proscribed revolutionary group 'The Friends of the People'. Found guilty, he was due to be executed but that was commuted to exile. He went to America and died in Augusta, Georgia. An ancestor of Ronald Reagan, Downie's portrait appears here.                                                                       


A feather-edge dessertspoon, by John Lambe London 1774 and a matching tablespoon, by Benoni Stephens London 1839 (with workman's mark JW), both crested with a demi knight in armour.
Price: £120.00

A 'private die' dessert spoon for the Royal Horticultural Society of Ireland engraved White Grapes, by Philip Walsh Dublin 1841, initialled {JMA}.
Price: £120.00
A fancy-back Hanoverian dessert spoon, by Ebenezer Coker London 1749, initialled {BIM}.
Price: £120.00

A King's pattern variant dessert spoon with die-cast crest, by Robert Gray Glasgow 1838, the die-cast crest is that of a goat rising out of a helmet.
Price: £115.00


A pair of fiddle pattern dessert spoons, by James Barber, George Cattle and William North York 1827, crested with a demi-lion rampant holding a flag, Azure on which a cross Or.
Price: £110.00
A Hanoverian dessertspoon, London 1731 possibly by Caleb Hill, initialled {EG}.
Price: £110.00
A Hanoverian dessertspoon, by Edward Bennett London 1747, crested with a male head and shoulders.
Price: £95.00
A 'floral pattern' dessertspoon, London 1860 by George Adams.
Price: £90.00

An Old English dessertspoon, by Christopher Fly Woods and Thomas Filkin of London (active 1770-1775), initialled {S} .
Price: £85.00
                                                                                                          When Judith Callard, widow of spoonmaker Paul Callard, retired from business around 1772, the business begun by her husband was continued by her son-in-law and her husband's former apprentice, Christopher Fly Woods and his business partner Thomas Filkin.

A Hanoverian dessertspoon, by Thomas and William Chawner London 1769 .
Price: £85.00
A dessert spoon of unrecorded pattern, by Mary Chawner London 1837, crested with a shell.
Price: £85.00

(5 available in total)       

An Old English Thread-and-Shell dessertspoon, by William Chawner London 1826 (with an additional maker or retailer's mark AM ML), initialled SCS.
A fiddle-thread dessert spoon, by George Smith London 1779, crested with an eagle displayed.
Price: £78.00
An Old English dessertspoon, by John Robertson Newcastle circa 1800, engraved with the crest of Ettrick.
                                       William Ettrick of High Barns, Sunderland, (1726-1808) was the only member of this Dorset family with a residence near Newcastle. He was a local Justice of the Peace and operator of the Sunderland Ferry                                                                                                       
An Old English dessertspoon, by Betts and Sons Birmingham 1807 .
Price: £75.00
A Hanoverian dessertspoon, probably by William Tant, London 1765, engraved with complex monogram.
Price: £75.00
A dessertspoon with unusual brightcutting and cartouche made in London in 1784 (pre-duty) by William Chawner. The reverse is initialled {INM}.
Price: £70.00                                                                                      

An Old English dessertspoon, by John Lambe 1779, engraved with the arms of Lucy Grey (neé Danvers) .
Price: £65.00
                                                                                                        The arms on these dessertspoons are those of Grey impaling Danvers. In 1748 the Hon. John Grey (c. 1728-1777), younger son of the 3rd Earl of Stamford, married Lucy Danvers, daughter of Sir Joseph Danvers 1st Baronet of Swithland. Hon. John Grey was MP for Bridgnorth (1754-1768) and Tregony (1768-1774) and served as Clerk of the Board of Green Cloth from 1754-1777.
                                                                                                                                         2 spoons available

An Old English dessertspoon, by GS (unascribed) London 1773, initialled {JMR} .
Price: £65.00
                                                                                                                           2 spoons available
An engraved child's set comprising a dessert spoon and fork, the spoon engraved with a bird, by the Goldsmiths and Silversmiths Company London 1902 and 1903, initialled {S}.
Price: £65.00
An Old English thread pudding spoon of unusual size , by John Langlands and John Robertson Newcastle circa 1790, initialled {MB}.
Price: £65.00
A brightcut dessertspoon, by Charles Hougham London 1790, initialled {JW JB}.
Price: £65.00
An Old English dessertspoon, London 1770, crested with a bird on top of a tower.
Price: £65.00
A fiddle pattern dessert spoon with cast cartouche London, 1847 by John James Whiting initialled {WR}.
Price: £65.00
A feather-edge dessertspoon, by William Drummond Edinburgh 1778, initialled {JA} .
Price: £60.00
A half-fiddle (oar) pattern dessertspoon, by George Adams London 1871, initialled {L} .
Price: £58.00
An Old English dessertspoon with wrigglework border, by William Sumner and Richard Crossley 1776, crested for Fowke .
Price: £55.00
A small King's husk dessertspoon, by Francis Higgins London 1842 .
Price: £55.00

A fiddle pattern dessert spoon, by James Barber George Cattle and William North, York 1827, crested with a demi-lion rampant holding a flag, azure, on which a cross Or.
Price: £55.00
                                                                          2 individual spoons available (NOTE: including 5097, there are 4 spoons in total)

An engraved fiddle pattern dessert spoon, by James Barber, York 1854, initialled {JGN}.
Price: £50.00
A fiddle pattern dessertspoon, by Sunshing of Canton circa 1850, initialled {C}.
Price: £52.00
A King's pattern dessert spoon, by George Adams London 1854, initialled {R}.
Price: £48.00
A King's pattern dessert spoon, by George Adams London 1868, initialled {CA}.
Price: £48.00
                                                               2 spoons available
A fiddle and thread dessertspoon by William Eaton London 1839, crested with an eagle with pheon in beak.
Price: £48.00
A feather-edge dessertspoon by Sumner and Crossley, London 1774 initialled {W}.
Price: £45.00
An Old English dessertspoon, by William Welch Exeter 1812, crested for Hunter .
Price: £30.00