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CHARLES I SILVER SLIP TOP SPOON

Ingram Francis, London, 1638-9

 

 

 

The ovoid bowl marked with a crowned leopard’s head, the heel with a rudimentary V-rattail attachment to the tapering hexagonal shaft with slipped end, the date letter B at the stem end, the lion passant and maker's mark

 clearly struck near the bowl

   

Mark : Jackson's 2009 Edition, p. 117 (as found on a seal top)

(Francis was apprenticed to well known spoon-maker Edward Hole)

 

Condition : Excellent; the bowl has been lightly polished, but not overpolished

The images are oversized for inspection

 

6-5/8" Long / 1.6 oz.

 

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#6450

 

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Also See :

 

 

 

Elizabeth I Provincial Silver-Gilt Apostle Spoon, St. Paul

Probably Norwich or East Anglia, England

 Unascribed, thrice marked with bird, c1570-80

The nimbus pricked 'SR' over 'CR';

 The bowl verso  with a later monogram ME

7.25" Long / 2.1 oz.

Elizabeth I Silver Seal Top Spoon

  Mullet over Annulet; London, 1586-7

Mark : Jackson's  2009, p.100 (on spoons)

The seal pricked with initials E S ;

6.75" Long / 1.6 oz

 

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EARLY BRITISH TABLE SILVER : A SHORT HISTORY

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   Early British Table Silver : A Catalog

 

 

 

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Charles I Silver Slip Top Spoon, Ingram Francis, London, 1638-9