Description

    An English Silver Tea Caddy Spoon and French Silver Teste Vin
    Mark of William Comyns, London, England, c.1890

    The English repousse tea caddy spoon, the bowl decorated with a high relief grotesque mask with a slight gilt wash to both sides, the handle decorated with acanthus leaves, hallmarks to the inside of the bowl together with a French Teste Vin decorated with a repousse ribbed pattern to one side and a stylized grape pattern to the other, text to the rim VAUTRIN VOSNE 1741, applied handles in the form of entwined snakes, hallmarks stamped to the rim and handle
    The spoon: 5.5in. long


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    Normal signs of wear as appropriate with age

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    Auction Dates
    September, 2005
    17th Saturday
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