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Dumfries Silver Collection

Adam Burgess

Serving spoon, fiddle pattern

Period:
19th Century
Description:

Maker’s mark: “AB”

Assay marks: castle, thistle (Edinburgh)

Date mark: “N” (1844)

Duty mark: head of Queen Victoria

 

Set of marks comprising his initials, “AB”, accompanied by genuine Edinburgh assay office marks.

 

Spoons of this size could be used to serve food, or as individual spoons for diners.

Materials/Media:
silver
Dimensions:
length 305mm, width (bowl) 58mm, length (bowl) 97mm
Source:
Dumfries Museum & Camera Obscura
Accession number:
DUMFM:2003.33
Digital Number:
DMSW008a-c
Copyright:
Dumfries & Galloway Council


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