GEORGE II SILVER HANOVERIAN HASH SPOON
John Gorham, London, 1749
Of heavy gauge silver, in the Hanoverian pattern, with broad upturned terminal engraved S over R*E to the verso, the quite large bowl with single drop heel; excellent marks
This interesting spoon has the form and proportions of a regular tablespoon, with the size of a large basting spoon. The size of the bowl is such that it would fall in to the "hash spoon" category, the width of the terminal also being 1-1/2". Hash spoons were large serving spoons used for serving a mixture of meat and potatoes in the18th and early 19th century.
Condition : Several short scratches and very minor dings to the bowl; very slight bowl tip wear; otherwise excellent and of exceptional quality
12-7/8” Long / 5.8 oz.
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William Soame, London, 1735
In the Hanoverian pattern with upper ridge and double-drop heel
14.25" Long / 5.7 oz.
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George II Silver Hanoverian Pattern Hash Spoon, John Gorham, London, 1749, monogrammed S over R * E