Dessert spoons, christening spoons and sets

Hanoverian pattern and later

Dessert spoons

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A silver-gilt cast vine pattern knife, fork and spoon, by John Samuel Hunt (overstriking George Adams) London 1855, crested with the symbols of Turkey within a Garter Star.
Price: £2,850.00

                                               Following his support for Britain and France in the Crimean war, the Sultan of Turkey was invested with the Order of the Garter in 1856 (the 717th Knight and the first non-Christian to be so honoured). For further information, see here.

4419
A set of 12 Old English spoons of unusual size, intermediate between tea- and dessertspoon, London 1797 by George Smith, crested with a Highlander holding a spear beneath the motto 'Virtus'.
Price: £575.00
3651
6 beaded dessertspoons and dessert forks - single struck; the spoons London 1788 by Thomas Northcote, the forks 1867 by George Adams similarly crested with a hollybush.
Price: £475.00
1597

A set of six brightcut dessert spoons, London 1782 by Thomas Northcote, crested with an elephant's head.
Price: £345.00

For an extremely similar set dated 1782 by Thomas Northcote, see SN 3396

3309

Five fiddle, thread and shell dessertspoons, London 1885 by Aldwinckle and Slater, crested with a demi griffin.
Price: £340.00

A total of 12 similar spoons are available — see SN3512, 3513, 3514

3511
Dessertspoons 7 fiddle thread dessertspoons in the French manner with arms of SADDLERS Company 4 x 1826 by Charles Eley and 3 1854 by George Adams, the arms bearing 3 saddles for the Saddlers' Company.
Price: £325.00
1448
6 Old English dessertspoons, London 1825 by Thomas Barker (1 1792 by Smith and Fearn).
Price: £245.00
3729

Three fiddle, thread and shell dessertspoons, London 1821 by William Eley and William Fearn crested with a demi griffin.
Price: £245.00

A total of 12 similar spoons are available — see SN3511, 3513, 3514

3512
A three-piece christening set with pressed foliate handles, Birmingham 1823 by Joseph Taylor.
Price: £195.00
3724
Scandinavian spoon A Scandinavian spoon with pear shaped bowl, flat stem and engraved flower; unmarked circa 1750, the back of the bowl engraved in the customary manner with initials PRS ABD.
Price: £190.00
1903
A Hanoverian scrollback dessertspoon, London 1772 by WP (perhaps William Portal).
Price: £175.00
4204

Two fiddle, thread and shell pattern dessertspoons, London 1876 by George Adams, crested with a demi griffin.
Price: £155.00

A total of 12 similar spoons are available — see SN3512, 3511, 3514

3513

Two fiddle, thread and shell pattern dessertspoons, London 1894 by Slater, Slater and Holland crested with a demi griffin.
Price: £155.00

A total of 12 similar spoons are available — see SN3512, 3513, 3511

3514
An Old English thread and drop dessert spoon with flute down front of stem, London by George Smith circa 1780, crested with a dolphin naiant out of a coronet as used by the BRICKDALE family.
Price: £125.00                                                                                                                         (2 available in total)
3813z
A dessert fork and spoon in an Onslow variant pattern, London 1848.
Price: £110.00
4504
A 'floral pattern' dessertspoon, London 1860 by George Adams.
Price: £90.00
3256
An American Old English dessert spoon, Philadelphia circa 1790 by Joseph Richardson Junior, crested with a crown surmounted by an eagle.
Price: £85.00
3564
An American Old English dessert spoon, Philadelphia circa 1790 by Joseph Richardson Junior.
Price: £85.00
3565
A fiddle-thread dessert spoon, by George Smith London 1779, crested with an eagle displayed.
Price: £78.00
4532
A Grecian pattern dessertspoon, by George Adams London 1868.
Price: £75.00
4630
A Hanoverian dessertspoon, probably by William Tant, London 1765, engraved with complex monogram.
Price: £75.00
4354
A child's spoon and fork of unknown pattern incorporating a female portrait in profile, by Henry Wilkinson, the spoon Sheffield 1855, the fork London 1858.
Price: £70.00
4628
A dessertspoon with unusual brightcutting and cartouche made in London in 1784 (pre-duty) by William Chawner. The reverse is initialled {INM}.
Price: £70.00                                                                                      
4090b
A feather-edge dessertspoon, London 1772 by William Fearn, initialled {JAS}.
Price: £65.00                                                                            
3796
An Old English dessertspoon, London 1770, crested with a bird on top of a tower.
Price: £65.00
3407
A fiddle pattern dessert spoon with cast cartouche London, 1847 by John James Whiting initialled WR.
Price: £65.00
2993
A single-struck King's pattern dessert spoon, possibly Canadian, by V B (incuse) with a thistle and an M. It is initialled EBR engraved sideways.
Price: £58.00
3223
A fiddle and thread dessertspoon by William Eaton London 1839, crested with an eagle with pheon in beak.
Price: £48.00
2577b
A feather-edge dessertspoon by Sumner and Crossley, London 1774 initialled W.
Price: £45.00
1913