The Queens Beasts Spoons, Solid Silver & Gilt, Set of 10, (R. Comyns,1972)
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
The year of manufacture
Richard Comyns for William Comyns & Sons
Excellent condition with light surface marks that are consistent with genuine age use & polishing. Without presentation case.
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