Spoon, dessert; Potosi Silver Co; [?]; CT80.1198h
Spoon, dessertAbout this object
Dessert spoon; a silver dessert spoon with fiddle pattern handle. The hallmarks on the back of the handle suggest that it was manufactured in Birmingham by the Potosi Silver Co.Maker
processed material, metal, silverInscription and Marks
Stamped on the back of the handle: '[bird in a shield] / B / 2 / LS / Rd. / POTOSI SILVER L&S'Measurements
h 35mm x l 177mm x w 41mmSubject and Association Keywords
From the collection of Owaka Museum Wahi Kahuika The Meeting Place "a rest on your journey"Object Type
I found this identical spoon 40 years ago(although it is over 8inches long)in Salvage, Newfoundland. It was on our property wedged in some rocks in a cove and I still have it today. Does it have value?
I have a set of 6 with all the markings
Potosi Silver - 5 markings as the 5 markings the same as on the Internet
All desert spoons are have on the front a letter "J" engraved
I live in UK
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