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This is a rare Scottish silver tablespoon made by the silversmith David Mitchell and hallmarked for Edinburgh 1723. The Assay Master Edward Penman bears his mark of E.P and the late letter T for 1723. It is a very nice spoon, intact with much of the original gold gilding.
OBJECT: Rat-tail tablespoon
DATE: Edinburgh 1723
SIZE: 190mm x 45mm
WEIGHT: 55.68 grams
PROVENANCE: Formerly in a private collection, Bristol.