Victorian sterling baby feeding spoon by Gorham Sterling (design number H1) depicting a baby or small child breaking out of an egg etched in the bowl is so detailed you may not be able to take your eyes off this spoon. There are no monograms. Two identical spoons sold separately.
The very detailed flower pattern decorating the handle is so crisp it looks as if this more than 100 year old spoon was seldom if ever used; just a soft patina and few light tiny scratches, as would have been received from it being in storage, is all we have found. The spoon is substantial too measuring 5 1/2 inches long and weighing .90 ounces. The spoon is hallmarked sterling on the reverse with the early Victorian Gorham stamping of the lion, anchor and G, as well as, stamped, H1, which is Gorham's pattern number for this design. An identical spoon appears illustrated actual size on page N118 as article no 932 of the circa 1901, late Victorian, Daniel Low and Co. Gold and Silversmith's Essex and Washington Sts Salem Massachusetts Catalogue N. Whether this spoon will be part of a collection or used by a beloved new wonder to world, may it be enjoyed!
....... Please note: this is not a mini coffee spoon being used/sold as an antique baby spoon.......
Every baby should be "born with a silver spoon in his or her mouth" so to speak. We in a day of anti-bacterial everything, forget that silver is the original germ fighter and why our flatware and surgical instruments were original made with it....do you remember? Of course it is beautiful, not the answer; silver is germicidal. It does not just resist the growth of bacteria, viruses etc., in fact it actually kills them, just by being what it is, silver! Our ancestors may not have understood the science or that bacteria, viruses etc., cannot exist on silver’s molecular structure, it actual destroys bacteria, viruses etc., but they knew it worked! (K3015)
Please examine the item(s) in detail by scrolling over it or clicking on the thumbnails as the photos are considered a part of the description. Unless otherwise stated, all items are vintage ( 25 plus years old ) or antique ( prior to WWII ) and have been used by at least one or more previous owners and therefore will show some signs of such use or age and are not new, if you are not accustomed to purchasing antique or vintage items or are looking for a pristine / new item; please, look closely at the pictures and ask questions, if needed. Every effort is made to be accurate and forthcoming in all descriptions; striving for happy return clients is my goal!
If an item you had desired has been ` Removed ', please recheck the site to see if it has been re-listed, often with new updated scan-able photos. If making multiple item purchases please wait for the corrected purchase order to pay or expect a credit for over-payment of your shipping and insurance charges.
24 other shoppers have this item in their Cart or Wish List
Select Antiques w/ Estate 'n Luxury Costume Jewelry for YOU!
!! Site-Wide FREE Domestic Shipping on ALL SALES over $75 Til after Christmas !!