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Dumfries Silver Collection

Joseph Pearson

Serving spoon, fiddle pattern

Period:
18th Century
Description:

Maker’s mark: “IP”

Dumfries town marks: fouled anchor, stag’s head

Other marks: wheat sheaf, “S”

 

These large spoons were reserved for the serving bowls placed in the centre of the table and used for serving vegetables.

Materials/Media:
silver
Dimensions:
length 236mm
Source:
Dumfries Museum & Camera Obscura
Accession number:
DUMFM:1980.48
Digital Number:
DMSW063a-c
Copyright:
Dumfries & Galloway Council


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