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