A heavy gauge York Silver dessert spoon from 1796 made by John Hampston and John Prince of York.
York Silver Dessert Spoon Hampston & Prince 1796 Substantial Gauge Silver
Silver Old English pattern dessert spoon by York silversmiths John Hampston and John Prince and hallmarked in York in 1796 with incuse duty mark. It is made of a very thick gauge silver and is of excellent quality.It bears an armorial to the terminal of the spoon's handle which is difficult to decipher. Excellent set of hallmarks.
Condition: The spoon is in good antique condition with a lovely antique patina. It has not been over polished and has a lovely set of crisp clear hallmarks.
The spoon weighs 61 grams and is 17.2 cms long.