Antique English Solid Silver Elizabeth I Seal Top Spoon (London, 1585)

Antique English Solid Silver Elizabeth I Seal Top Spoon (London, 1585)

SKU: 0267

A fine quality antique English solid silver Elizabethan seal top spoon. Tapering stem finished with a fluted seal top finial. The bowl being fig shaped & well marked with the lion passant & the reverse ornamented with a later crest, which is just visible & looks to be a unicorn. The spoon is fully hallmarked. A fine example, lovely collectors item. With gift box. This item will be very well packaged & fully insured to ensure it arrives safely to you.

 

Significant events of 1585:

Work began on the London Bridge waterworks to supply the city with water

Ivan The Terrible dies

Sir Walter Raleigh discovers Virginia

Queen Elizabeth I of England agrees to establish a protectorate over the Netherlands

 

 

Assay Office

London

 

Date

1585

 

Maker

Possibly IF (Mark is rubbed)

 

Weight

52 grams

 

Length:

165mm

 

Condition.

Excellent condition with light surface marks that are consistent with genuine age use & polishing. 

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£2,550.00Price

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