Antique Silver William IV Fish Slice made in 1837


A rare and unusually good quality William IV Silver Fish Slice made in Carlisle in 1837 by Richard Duncan bearing the Newcastle assay marks.

Date 1837
Made By Richard Duncan
Location Newcastle
Stock Number FA262x1
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Maker: Richard Duncan

A rare and unusually good quality William IV Silver Fish Slice made in Carlisle in 1837 by Richard Duncan bearing the Newcastle assay marks.

The slice is in the fiddle pattern with a beautifully pierced representation of a mythical fish . These are generally referred to in heraldry as a Dolphin Naiant.

The slice is in good condition and a very substantial weight.

The crest and initial arrangement shows that this was a wedding present for a member of the Crouch family.

Dimensions, length 31.5 cm.

Weight, 6.5 troy oz.

Richard Duncan

Used Newcastle Assay Office from 1833 to 1848

Crown & Anchor Lane, Market Place, Carlisle; subsequently English Street, Carlisle

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