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GEORGIAN SILVER PATTERN BACK TABLESPOONS

England, mid-18th Century

 

 Shell Back Tablespoons  &  Scroll Back Tablespoons

 

 SHELL BACK TABLESPOONS

 

 

 

(Left to Right)

 

Early George III Silver Shell Back Tablespoon, Thomas & William Chawner, London, 1764

in the Hanoverian pattern, the upturned tip scratch engraved W*G with single drop heel and shell back,

nicely shaped bowl

Condition: Very good; shell with slight wear at apex of curve; slight ripple to bowl; crisp marks

7.5", 1.4 oz.

SOLD

#4420

 

George II Silver Shell Back Tablespoon, Ebenezer Coker, London, 1751

Of heavy gauge silver, in the Hanoverian pattern with upturned tip, the bowl with shell back,

the terminal scratch engraved with a single "R"

Condition: Excellent; slight wear to shell at apex of curve; one bowl dimple; crisp marks

7.75", 1.6 oz.

SOLD

#5178

 

Good George III Silver Shell Back Tablespoon, George Smith, London, 1779-80

in the Hanoverian pattern with George III bowl, the verso with a single drop heel and large shell

Condition: Excellent; very good shell; marks finished over but readable

8-5/16”, 1.7 oz.

SOLD

#5548

 

Pair of George III Silver Shell Back Tablespoons, Thomas & William Chawner, London, 1674 & 1771

an associated pair in the Hanoverian pattern, of quite heavy gauge with upturned tips, bowl versos with shells,

terminals engraved E*W, and H over I.M

Condition: Bowls with several tiny dimples, one with very minor tip wear; shells with slight rubbing; crisp marks

8” Long, 4 oz.

SOLD

 #5545

 

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SCROLL BACK TABLESPOONS

 

 

 

 

(Left to Right)

 

Good Early George III Silver Scroll Back Tablespoon, William Turner, London, c1762-63

of heavy gauge, in the Hanoverian pattern, with upturned tip, the slightly shouldered bowl with a crisp

scroll verso, terminal prick engraved with “marriage” initials S over WG

Condition: Excellent, with strong scroll and crisp marks

8-1/4”, 2 oz.

SOLD

#5549

 

Good George III Silver Scroll Back Tablespoon, Alex Barnett, London, c1764,

in the Hanoverian pattern with George III bowl, the bowl verso with a single drop heel and excellent 

beaded scroll, terminal scratch-engraved H.P

Condition: Excellent, very crisp scroll

7-3/4”, 1.7 oz.

SOLD

#5551

 

George II Silver Scroll Back Tablespoon, Ebenezer Coker, London, c1750-55,

in the Hanoverian pattern with upturned tip, the bowl with a crisp scroll verso, terminal prick engraved MC

Condition: Scroll excellent with one are of rubbing at apex; date mark rubbed

8”, 1.7 oz.

SOLD

#5550

 

George III Silver Scroll Back Tablespoon, William Woodward, London c1763-4

in the Hanoverian pattern with upturned tip, the bowl with a cast scroll back above a single drop heel, the terminal

scratch engraved H over IM

Condition: Excellent; strong scroll and crisp marks

7-7/8”, 1.6 oz.

SOLD

#5547

 

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Also See The Following :

 

 

Article : EARLY BRITISH TABLE SILVER : A SHORT HISTORY

 &

Online Catalog : Early British Table Silver

 

 

 

Click Below For Other Early Spoons of Interest :

 

 

 

 

 

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Georgian Pattern Back (Picture and Scroll) Tablespoons, Mid-18th Century, England