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    Sale 5374

    Christie's Interiors

    16 December 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 460

    A CHARLES II SILVER TREFID SPOON

    MAKER'S MARK OF JOHN KING, LONDON, 1669

    Price Realised  

    A CHARLES II SILVER TREFID SPOON
    MAKER'S MARK OF JOHN KING, LONDON, 1669
    With rudimentary "ears", the back of the bowl with ribbed rat-tail, the terminal engraved with a crest of a dexter hand to front and with initials M over TM to back; together with another silver trefid spoon by Robert Fincham, the remaining marks very indistinct, London, circa 1670, ribbed rat-tail to back of bowl, terminal engraved to back with a demi-fox rampant reguardant
    8 in. (20.5 cm.) long
    4.5 oz. (140 gr.)


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