Stunning and very rare Britannia (above Sterling) silver "rat tail" table spoon. Fully hallmarked for maker William Petley in London, in the year 1699. The stem is in a so called dog nose design. The top of the stem is engraved with initials, perhaps used as a wedding spoon with the initials of the bride and groom.
A very rare spoon!
Great condition, shallow scratches.
Length: 21.5cm / 8.46inch
Weight: 70gram / 2.4oz
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