Collection of Newcastle Silver Utensils and a Collection of Teaspoons

comprising a fiddle pattern teaspoon, Thomas Sewell Newcastle 1872, a pair of fiddle pattern dessert forks, Thomas Wheatley Newcastle 1852, and a pickle fork with fiddle pattern, Thomas Sewell Newcastle 1872, together with a bright cut old English pattern teaspoon, Peter and Anne Bateman London 1797, together with five fiddle pattern teaspoons engraved initials ‘F / CJ / A’, maker’s mark rubbed, two bearing marks for London 1820 and three 1821 (10)

Notes: with reference to the Newcastle teaspoon, see the very interesting correspondence regarding the very late use of the London Leopard’s head on provincial silver. Those involved include Stanley Lipscombe, Shirley Bury of V & A Museum, and M.A.V.Gill the author of ” A Directory of Newcastle Goldsmiths”. The Newcastle Assay Office closed in 1884.

retains vendor notes for purchase refer to notes 3, 31, 40 & 41, Estate of the late Dr Dominic Louis Serventy
  • EStimate $200 - $300
  • sold $108 Incl BP
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