30 September 2008,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 1,875
Estimate GBP 1,000 - GBP 1,500
A RARE CHARLES II PROVINCIAL PARCEL-GILT SILVER SEAL-TOP SPOON
MAKER'S MARK ONLY OF RW IN A SHAPED PUNCH WITH THREE PELLETS ABOVE AND THREE BELOW (STRUCK THREE TIMES TO BACK OF STEM, REPEATED ONCE IN BOWL), LEEDS, CIRCA 1660
The extended baluster seal with chased stylised leaves with scrolling stems, the top of the seal with prick-dot initials G.A.O
7in. (17.8 cm.) long
2 oz. (62 gr.)
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The maker's mark has been noted together with the Golden Fleece mark attributed to Leeds, on a flat-topped tankard.
Ian Pickford (ed.), Jackson's Silver and Gold Marks of England, Scotland & Ireland, Woodbridge, 1989, p. 475.
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