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GEORGE III Set of Six Spiral Handled Teaspoons by Thomas & Wm. Chawner.

£865.00
Maker Hallmarked
THOMAS AND WILLIAM CHAWNER, LONDON (worked c.1759-c.1770)
London 1770

Unusual set of six GEORGE III sterling silver spiral handled teaspoons.
Makers: Thomas & William Chawner. London circa 1770.

The bowl of the teaspoon is fashioned with a fluted v-shaped design which is repeated on the reverse. The spiral handle ends in a plain finial on which is engraved a contemporary family crest of a right hand holding an oak tree branch bearing acorns.
The reverse of the finial is very clearly stamped with the lion passant and the maker's mark.
These are a very unusual set of teaspoons made by one of the most famous silver-making families of the 18th Century.

Length: 5 inches (12.7cm)
Weight: 2.45 troy ounces (76.2 grams) the six
Sterling silver
Condition: Excellent

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