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GOOD GEORGE III SILVER SLOTTED STRAINING SPOON

Charles Hougham, London, 1776

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Of heavy gauge silver in the Old English pattern with downturned terminal, the bowl with a finely slotted divider with reeded

upper edge, the terminal engraved with the crest of a stag’s head cabossed sable attired or between the attires gold a bugle

 horn argent stringed of the first, for family of Littleton (variant spellings of the name are Lyttelton, Lyttleton or Luttleton)

originally stemming from the County of Worcestershire

 

Straining spoons were used (and still are) for serving wet vegetables, fruits, gravies or any foods that

required the moisture to be separated from the solid matter.

 

Condition : Excellent, with very crisp marks verso; excellent quality

 

4.2 oz. / 12” Long

 

SOLD 

 

#6299

 

 

 

 

 

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George III Silver Slotted Straining Spoon, Charles Hougham, London, 1776