GOOD SET OF 6 EARLY GEORGE III ACANTHUS-CAST SILVER TEASPOONS
Unmarked, Mid 18th Century, Arms of Todd
Each with acanthus-cast bowls emanating from a round shaft with acanthus at the bowl joint as well as terminal, each terminal verso engraved with a coat of arms : three foxes’ heads couped gules for the family of Todd, or possibly Sturmer in the County of Essex. (The arms as shown here are an example of ‘punning’ or ‘canting’ arms which are often found in British heraldry as ‘tod’ is another name for the fox).
Condition : Excellent; of good gauge and with crisp decoration
4.75” Long / 3.9 oz.
See Also :
Crest for Elliston
John Irish, Cork, working c1750-70
I . I crowned with additional I I
(mark listed in Jackson, Cork Pl. IV, found on teaspoon)
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Good Set of 6 Early George III Acanthus-Cast Silver Teaspoons, Unmarked, Mid-18th Century, each bearing the crest of three foxes (for Todd)