Silver Berry Spoon, Solomon Hougham London 1815Antique Silver Fruit SpoonsSolomon Hougham SIlverRegency alt5 alt6.
For sale at Arthur Vandyk Antiques this marvelous regency period sterling silver berry spoon hallmarked Solomon Hougham, London, 1815.
The spoon is delicately crafted and designed.
There are remnants of the gilding inside the bowl.
The spoon is engraved with an ornate foliate decoration on the handle and on the bowl coupled with a vacant cartouche.
The repousse berries are designed with intricate details:
the seeds are engraved into the berries, a beautiful touch, whilst the detailing of the leaves are superb, this engraving is evident on the front and on the reverse of the bowl.
The silver on the edge of the bowl is also modeled into a foliate pattern.
These details gives the spoon a three dimensional effect. The silver also has a heavy gauge for its size.
Condition report: the spoon is in overall excellent order for its 200 year age, with small surface scratches and minor black tarnish marks that are found in antique silverware of this age.
The spoon is not dented or misshapen or rubbed in any way, a lovely example indeed!
Width of bowl: 4.5cm
Weight: 47 grams
This two hundred year old regency period spoon would make a lovely present or a would be a marvelous addition to your silver flatware collection.
Category; Antique Silver / Silver Flatware, Cutlery / Silver Fruit SpoonsDateRegency Regency Antiques.
Maker; Solomon Hougham (silvermaker)
Seller; Arthur Vandyk Antiques.
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