London, South Kensington
21 September 2004
A GEORGE I PROVINCIAL SILVER SPOON
MARK OF EDWARD SWEET, EXETER, 1718
With a spatulate end, the back of the handle engraved DR over GC and dated 1719 - 8in. (20.3cm.) long, 2oz.
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Similar examples are illustrated in Timothy Kent, West Country Silver Spoons and their Maker's 1550-1750, page 25 and 158-159.
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