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    Sale 5265

    Selected Silver & Russian Works of Art

    30 November 2007, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 118

    A GEORGE I SCOTTISH SILVER RAT-TAIL HASH SPOON,

    MARK OF ALEXANDER EDMONSTOUNE, ASSAY MASTER'S MARK OF EDWARD PENMAN, EDINBURGH, 1722,

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A GEORGE I SCOTTISH SILVER RAT-TAIL HASH SPOON,
    MARK OF ALEXANDER EDMONSTOUNE, ASSAY MASTER'S MARK OF EDWARD PENMAN, EDINBURGH, 1722,
    The Hanoverian terminal with pronounced rib, the reverse inscribed with typical Scottish script initials IV" over "MT", 15¾ in. long (40 cm.), 8.25 oz.


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    Post Lot Text

    The maker's mark on this spoon is not in a heart-shaped punch as illustrated in Jackson but is in a rectangular punch with indent at top & bottom of punch.