The Queens Beasts Spoons, Solid Silver & Gilt, Set of 10, (R. Comyns,1972)

The Queens Beasts Spoons, Solid Silver & Gilt, Set of 10, (R. Comyns,1972)

SKU: 0268

The Queens Beasts spoons, solid silver & gilt , set of 10, uncased (R.Comyns).  Each spoon has a solid silver bowl & stem, & is finished on the end with a beautifully detailed silver gilt figural finial.  Each spoon is fully hallmarked on the back of the handle & has the lion passant in the bowl. These apostle spoons, the "Queen's Beasts" were commissioned as statues to stand outside Westminster Abbey for the Queen's coronation in 1953. Lovely collectors item.

 

Heraldic emblems which illustrate the genealogy of

Queen Elizabeth II.

 

The Lion of England

The Griffon of Edward III

The Falcon of the Plantaganets

The Black Bull of Clarence

The White Lion of Mortimer

The Yale of Beaufort

The White Greyhound of Richmond

The Red Dragon of Wales

The Unicorn of Scotland

The White Horse of Hanover

 

Assay Office

London

 

Date

1972

The year of manufacture

 

Maker

R.Comyns 

Richard Comyns for William Comyns & Sons

 

Weight

340 grams

 

Length

120mm

 

Condition.

Excellent condition with light surface marks that are consistent with genuine age use & polishing. Without presentation case.

 

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£209.00Price

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