Quality Antique Silver Spoons by Scottish Silversmiths
James Erskine, 1792 -1820. Marks E, three towers, hand and dagger. Scottish Provincial tea spoon. Aberdeen. Five and a quarter inches long. Clean and bright with a few minor surface scratches. Worn initials on stem. Ref. Erskine 2. Price £75
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Nathaniel Gillet (1790 - 1824) Teaspoon, Aberdeen. Faded initial on stem. Hallmarks plant, omega, NG, Plant. Length Five inches. Clean and bright with minor surface scratches. Ref Gillet 4. Price £95
Made incorporating original metal from the Cutty Sark we have a Sheffield made pocket knife. The Cutty Sark is preserved in Greenwich overlooking the Thames and it’s spars and rigging make a majestic sight in an historic setting. it’s primary purpose was to bring the best of the first growth of the years new tea back to Britain in the fastest to possible time to secure the best prices of what was a valuable commodity before the age of tea bags. The blade pattern is much the same as would have been made in Sheffield at the time of the Tea Clippers and of itself the pocket knive is an historic piece with Lambsfoot blade types.
The blade types include historic patterns such as Barlow, clip point, Lambsfoot and various others developed and handed down over centuries of Sheffield knife making be generations of cutlers.