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140.Newcastle silver Fiddle pattern Basting spoon, 1794 by Thomas Watson with contemporary dragon crest. L-30cm; W-114g. ~ This is a superb Newcastle piece; it is very clean indeed with again a very low reserve. Est. 250-350.100

141.Scottish silver Onslow pattern basting spoon, Edinburgh 1773 by William Davie. Contemporary crest on reverse of the finial, a sword erect with a motto 'I DARE'. L-32.5cm; W-90g. ~ The crest & motto belonging to, either the Adair, Dalyell or Dalziell Family. There is a scarf joint which is hard to see, the bowl is good, the marks are good and the Onslow is good, in fact this is a really wonderful spoon and again like the preceding two lots, it has very low reserve. If this does not sell, I will buy it myself! Est. 300-400.50

142.Set of 6 George III silver Old English pattern table forks, London 1805 by William Eley & William Fearn with a Royal crest. L-20cm; W-431g. ~ an interesting aspect of these forks is that the marks are struck running up the handle and not down as other flatware, which I have not seen before, extremely nice forks. Est. 300-340270

143.Pair of Scottish silver Old English pattern tablespoons, Edinburgh 1770 by Alexander Gairdner with a sphinx crest. L-22cm; W- 132g. ~ these are a lovely pair of spoons that cannot be faulted, good marks, bowl & heavy. Est.150-170.150

144.George III silver egg shaped Nutmeg Greater, circa 1790 by Samuel Massey. L-3.7cm. ~ only the lid marked with 'SM', a very clean example with good thread. Est. 260-300.240

145.Pair of continental silver Dog-nose rattail tablespoons, circa 1820?, marks; '8' over 'Z', 'AP'. L- 20cm; W-89g ~ an interesting pair of spoons, condition good, marks readable. Est. 75-85.70

146.18th century continental silver Trefid with Ears tablespoon, circa 1736, no marks, engraved on back of bowl with initials 'GJSD/Nk GDRB/1736' surrounded by a floral wreath. L-19cm; W-43g. ~ a nice spoon in good condition and good colour. Est. 160-200.150

147.Set of 6 George IV silver fiddle pattern teaspoons, Exeter 1826 by 'SL'. L-14.5cm; W-119g. ~ initialled 'S', a nice set of spoons, good marks. Est. 60-80.60

148.4 Georgian silver Old English bright-cut teaspoons, circa 1790, initialled 'MP. L-13cm; W-50g. ~ I cannot read the makers mark, with the square lion passant are obviously not London, a few dents. Est. 40-50.35

149.3 Georgian silver Old English bright-cut pattern teaspoons, two London 1805, one 1789, the pair by Peter & William Bateman, the other unreadable. L-12.5cm; W-50g. ~ one bowl with tiny spit, marks worn. Est. 30-35.25

150.Newcastle silver Old English bright-cut teaspoon, 1788 by 'TW' - L-12.5cm; W-14g. ~ crease to bowl, needs straightening, marks not bad. Est. 10-15.10

151.Victorian silver Old English dessert spoon, London 1845 by George Adams. L-17.5cm; W-48g. ~ nice spoon needs a clean. Est. 20-30.20

152.Georgian silver Old English dessert spoon, maker 'W.?' circa 1800. L-17cm; W-30g. ~ probably not London due to the shield of the Lion passant. Est. 20-30.20

153.Victorian silver Albany pattern dessert spoon, London 1900 by The Goldsmith & Silversmiths Co. L-18cm, W-60g. ~ a nice heavy spoon, scratches to back of bowl. Est. 25-35.25

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The Finial, February/March 2003

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