Antique Georges III English Sterling Silver Berry Spoon, London, 1807, John Fountain Goldsmith flag

Antique Georges III English Sterling Silver Berry Spoon, London, 1807, John Fountain Goldsmith
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Object description :

"Antique Georges III English Sterling Silver Berry Spoon, London, 1807, John Fountain Goldsmith"
Large berry spoon from the Georges III period by the goldsmith John FOUNTAIN.
The spoon of eventful shape is adorned with a beautiful decoration of fruits in relief such as pomegranates, oranges, grapes, pineapples, surrounded by chiseled leaves. The handle is chiseled with flowers, foliage and pearls, and at its end a cartridge, virgin of engraving.

Hallmarks
  • Lion passant,
  • I.F probably for John FOUNTAIN (1797-1807), plateworker, registered Feb 1797.
  • Leopard head,
  • City mark for London,
  • Letter date M for 1807.

  • Sterling silver 925.

    Weight: 69 grams.

    Model very similar to a suite of six berry spoons, also for sale.


    John FOUNTAIN is a London silversmith, son of a shipwright from Poplar (County Middlesex). He registered his mark in February 1797.
    His older brother, William, was also a goldsmith.


    MUSEUMS

  • VICTORIA & ALBERT MUSEUM, LONDRES, FOUNTAIN W., Tureen and cover, silver, London, 1808-1809.
  • VICTORIA & ALBERT MUSEUM, LONDRES, FOUNTAIN W., Tureen and cover, silver, London, 1808-1809.
  • VICTORIA & ALBERT MUSEUM, LONDRES, FOUNTAIN W., Strainer with funnel, silver, London, 1805-1806.
  • VICTORIA & ALBERT MUSEUM, LONDRES, FOUNTAIN W., Sugar tongs, silver, London, 1805-1806.
  • CLARK ART INSTITUTE, WILLIAMSTOWN (EU), FOUNTAIN W., Pair of bowls and covers with liners, silver, London, 1806-1807.
  • Price : 290 €
    Artist : John Fountain
    Period:19th century
    Style:English Style
    Condition : Très bon état

    Material : Argent massif
    Length: 22,8 cm

    Reference : 653692
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