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A COMMONWEALTH SILVER-GILT SLIP-TOP SPOON
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A COMMONWEALTH SILVER-GILT SLIP-TOP SPOON

MARK OF R OVER W (REVISED JACKSON'S P. 122), LONDON, 1657

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A COMMONWEALTH SILVER-GILT SLIP-TOP SPOON
MARK OF R over W (REVISED JACKSON'S P. 122), LONDON, 1657
The back of bowl engraved with the arms of Willoughby within a lozenge, flanked by a ribbon-tied mantling, the terminal inscribed with initials DW, the stem later inscribed erroneously, in later fitted case
6 5/8 in. (16.9 cm.) long
1.5 oz. (47 gr.)
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No VAT will be charged on the hammer price, but VAT at 15% will be added to the buyer's premium which is invoiced on a VAT inclusive basis.
This lot will be removed to an off-site warehouse at the close of business on the day of sale - 2 weeks free storage

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Lot Essay

The inscription reads 'The christening spoon of Dorothy daughter of Sir Christopher Willoughby and attendant on Mary Queen of Scots to her execution Feby 8, 1586' - Please see condition report for further details concerning the inscription.
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