That title is quite a mouthful and this is quite a spoon!
The fancy scroll handle is gorgeous, but so is the gold washed and reticulated shell bowl.
Well hallmarked and beautiful, this antique sterling serving spoon is from England.
London 1876 Hallmark.
"RM over EH into a quatrefoil" is the mark of Richard Martin & Ebenezer Hall Martin, Hall & Company. The factory was active at Shrewsbury Works, Broad Street Park, Sheffield with showrooms in London (where they were listed as manufacturing silversmiths and electroplated manufacturers, silver, plated and steel cutlers), Sydney, Birmingham and Glasgow. The firm participated in the 1851 Great Exhibition and the International Exhibition (1862),
It weighs 2.3 oz (65.3g)
6.25" long (15.9 cm)
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