Tudor Elizabethan Silver Seal Top Spoon by Patrick Brue of London

Tudor Elizabethan Silver Seal Top Spoon by Patrick Brue of London

Code: 12437

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A superb and rare Tudor silver spoon, hallmarked for London 1586. It has a deep pear-shaped bowl and a hexagonal tapering stem. It is struck with the maker's mark of a mullet over an annulet that has been associated with Patrick Brue, a specialist spoon maker based at the "Woolsack" (a known spoon shop) in London. This spoon bears a well-struck crowned lion's head on the bowl, and the date letter (for 1586) is clear. The spoon bears an owners initial's of T.S. on the finial, other than that is perfect and a nice antique object with plenty of character!

OBJECT: Seal-top spoon

CULTURE: Tudor

DATE: 1586

MATERIAL: Silver

SIZE:  145 mm long x 44mm wide (bowl)

WEIGHT:  28.9 grams

PROVENANCE:  Formerly in a private collection, Whitchurch, Shropshire.