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Dumfries Silver Collection

Joseph Walker Hinchsliffe

Table or soup spoon, fiddle pattern

Period:
19th Century
Description:

Maker’s mark: “HINCH / LIFFE” (impressed)

Assay marks: tree, lion rampant (Glasgow)

Date mark: “J” (1828)

Duty mark: head of George IV

 

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 230mm, width (bowl) 48mm, length (bowl) 83mm
Source:
Dumfries Museum & Camera Obscura
Accession number:
DUMFM:2000.84.2
Digital Number:
DMSW041a-c
Copyright:
Dumfries & Galloway Council


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