Antique Silver Charles I Seal Top Spoon made in 1629

£1,700

An antique silver Charles I baluster decorated seal top spoon.

Date 1629
Made By Edward Hole
Location London
Stock Number FA246x22
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FA246x22
Date:
1629
Maker: Edward Hole
£1,700
Description

An antique silver Charles I baluster decorated seal top spoon.

The spoon is engraved to the top with the prick dotted initials of the original owner – which looks to be “E C” and the date “1629”.  The last numeral is unclear, but it is believed it would be “9”.

The spoon is in good overall condition but shows some pit marks (mostly to the back). The spoon was found buried near Lavenham in Suffolk in 1932, so would have been pitted by acids in the soil.

An interesting spoon.

Dimensions: length 17.2 cm, weight 1.38 troy oz.

Maker
Edward Hole

Edward Hole (usually spelt Holles in the Court Books), was born in Castle Cary, Somerset. However, he was a London silversmith and was one of the most prolific spoon makers of the earlier 17th century.

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