Set of 6 Victorian 1852 H'm Sterling Silver Kings Pattern Dessert Spoons 318.4g

Set 6 Victorian Sterling Silver King's Pattern Dessert Spoons by Chawner & Co of London dated 1852

Each Antique Dessert Spoon measures approximately 7 1/8 inches or 1 82 mm in length from the end of its handle to the front rim of its bowl by just under 1 inch or 24 mm across the widest part of its upper handle from side to side and it is 1 1/2 inches or 39 mm across the widest part of its bowl from side to side.

All 6 spoons are made from sterling silver and they have a combined silver weight of 31 8.4 grams , each spoon has a delightfully shaped handle that has a superb quality single struck King's Pattern decoration with an oval shaped bowl and it has been engraved with a previous owners scripted initial H or family monogram all as photographed below, the backs of all 6 spoon handles have each been impressed with a full set of matching English sterling silver hallmarks that read as follows,

Young Queen Victoria Head - R in script - Leopard Head - Lion Passant - G A

The Young Queen Victoria Head is the duty mark of the reigning English monarch, the letter R in script is the London assay office date letter for 1852, the Leopard Head is the mark of the London assay office, the Lion Passant is the mark of English 925 standard sterling silver and G A is the London silversmith or makers mark of George
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