Antique Silver William IV Marrow Scoop
Antique Silver William IV Marrow Scoop

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Antique Silver William IV Marrow Scoop made in 1831


A William IV antique silver marrow scoop of plain, double-ended form. The scoop has a hand chased shell back, which is also engraved with a crest.

Date 1831
Made By William Bateman
Location London
Stock Number FA235x21

Out of stock

Maker: William Bateman

A William IV antique silver marrow scoop of plain, double-ended form. The scoop has a hand chased shell back, which is also engraved with a crest.

Dimensions: length 22.5 cm

The long narrow gulley of the spoon allowed one to remove marrow from the bone. These spoons were widely used during the reign of Queen Anne, when marrow was considered to be quite a delicacy and meat was a luxury only the rich could afford regularly.

William Bateman

Born in 1774 and last in the line of the Bateman dynasty of silversmiths.

Second son of Jonathan and Ann Bateman, and grandson of Hester. Apprenticed in 1789 and free on the 6 February 1799. First mark entered in 1799 in partnership with Peter and Ann, January 1800. Address: Bunhill Row. Second mark with Peter in 1805. Working alone from 1815.

He sold the family business in around 1840 and died in Stoke Newington in 1850.

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