Rare George I Provincial Silver Rat-Tail Mote Spoon Launceston

James Stevens, Launceston c1721
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An extremely rare George I Provincial silver rat-tail Mote Spoon, the long plain tapering handle with a tiny pointed finial, the bowl sparsely pierced with scrolls and serifs. The base of the handle with pricked engraved initials.

Makers mark only - 'IS', probably for James Stevens, Launceston, c1721.

See: Exeter & West Country Silver, by Miles Harrison, page 217.


£295.00

Condition
In good condition with no damage or repair
Dimensions
H
151 mm (5.94 inches)
W
23 mm (0.91 inches)
Weight
6.40 Grams (0.21 troy ounces)
Country
England
Stock Code
KO150
Medium
Silver