Antique English Solid Silver Elizabeth I Seal Top Spoon (London, 1585)
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
Possibly IF (Mark is rubbed)
Excellent condition with light surface marks that are consistent with genuine age use & polishing.
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