Sterling Silver Old English Pattern Gravy Straining Spoon - Antique George III (1792). This exceptional antique George III sterling silver straining spoon has been crafted in the Old English pattern. The plain bowl of this gravy spoon incorporates an impressive arched strainer ornamented with pierced decorated vertical pales.The surface of the handle terminal is embellished with a bright cut engraved crest depiCting a demi-lion rampant below the motto "Forward". The reverse of this antique silver straining spoon features a rounded heel to the bowl and pip to the handle terminal.
This antique silver straining spoon is an exceptional gauge of silver, exceptional quality and in exceptional condition. The bright cut engraved crest is very crisp. Full hallmarks struck to the reverse of the handle are all very clear; the hallmarks are deeply struck due to the exceptional gauge of silver. Reflections in photographs may detract from the true representation of this example of Georgian silverware.Length of handle 21.3cm/8.4. Length of bowl 9cm/3.5. Andrew Campbell founder and owner of AC Silver has been dealing in antique diamond & gemstone jewelry and antique sterling silver since 1977. In addition to his high quality Newcastle-based shop, Andrew has developed what is now an established and internationally recognised online store. All orders placed before 2pm GMT are dispatched the same day. Company Name: AC Silver Unlimited.