GEORGE IV QUEEN'S PATTERN OYSTER HEEL SILVER BASTING SPOON BY THOMAS WILKES BARKER, LONDON 1824. Design: Double stamped Queen's Rosette with the rare Oyster heel.Condition: Pristine with a highly polished mirror finish. There is no damage whatsoever and there have been no repair. There have been no erasures. There are no crests or initials. It is in fine, original and collectable condition and would make an excellent gift or addition to any collection of this design.
It is made from an excellent grade of silver - necessitated by all double stamped designs - so there is absolutely no flexing when it is in use. The tip is well pointed with no apparent thinning or losses.Rarely is the oportunity offered to acquire such a magnificent and rare piece of late Georgian silver. This is an absolutely outstanding Basting / Stuffing or Hash Spoon in this highly sought after and very rare variant of Queen's Pattern.
The normal fine surface scratches, consistent with age and use, are visible under magnification but they are pretty minimal because of the highly polished finish. Marks: The maker's mark in the rectangle is rubbed but appears to be " TB " in the rectangle for Thomas Wilkes Barker. It is followed by a four-part hallmark consisting of the Lion Passant, the Leopard's Head.Lower case date code letter "i" and the Head of George IV. (London, 1924) The hallmarks are all very clear and quite deeply impressed. Weight: 206g / 6.6 Troy ounces. Dimensions: Length: 30.6cm / 12 Bowl: Maximum width: 5.8cm x 9.5cm from tip to finial.
Only actual postal cost will be charged. The item "GEORGE IV QUEEN'S OYSTER PATTERN SILVER BASTING SPOON T. BARKER, LONDON 1824" 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 to North, South, or Latin America, all countries in Europe, all countries in continental Asia, Australia.