SIX WILLIAM IV QUEEN'S ROSETTE PATTERN SILVER TEASPOONS LEAF HEEL William Eaton LONDON, 1832. Double stamped Queen's / Rosette Pattern with the very rare asymmetric leaf heel.
Delightfully designed and well crafted with a mirror finish and identically crested with a Phoenix Rising. All are in excellent condition with no splits, fractures or distortions. There is no thinning to the bowl tips which are nicely pointed. There have been no erasures.
They are made from a good gauge of silver, do not flex when in use, and are very heavy with a combined weight of 212g. Dimensions: Length 14.4 cm Bowls: 3.1cm maximum width x 5cm approximately from bowl tip to finial. The maker's mark WE in the double roundel is followed by a four-part hallmark consisting of the Leopard's Head, the Lion Passant, lower-case date code letter'r' and the Head of George IV (London 1832) Although George IV had died in 1830 his duty mark continued on London silver until it was replaced by the Head of William IV in1834. This is a rare opportunity to acquire a set of fine quality teaspoons by one of the most famous and well-documented silversmiths of the late Georgian period.
They are in well-polished, clean and useable condition with no damage whatsoever and no signs of any repairs. However, they do show very minor surface scratches, consistent with age and use, under magnification. There is no sign of any erasures. The item "6 QUEEN'S ROSETTE PATTERN SILVER TEASPOONS LEAF HEEL William Eaton LONDON, 1832" is in sale since Monday, December 7, 2020.This item is in the category "Antiques\Silver\Solid Silver\Cutlery". The seller is "daval-militaria" and is located in Guildford. This item can be shipped worldwide.