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228. Antique Victorian Sterling Silver Rat Tail Pattern Large 1851 Soup Ladle 9.9ozs
A Very Impressive Crested English Sterling Silver Soup Ladle of exceptional quality and unusually heavy gauge and weight Silver.
Of Hanoverian form and Rat Tail pattern.
Mark of GA Chawner & Co. George William Adams. Hosier Lane, Smithfield, London.
Condition: Superb condition for such an early piece, no removals or alterations.
Width: (of bowl) 5” (10.25cm). Length: 13.5" (34.25cm).
Weight: (an impressive) 9.9ozs (281 grams)
Location: Dublin City, Ireland.
Fixed price affordable Worldwide Store to door shipping