Lovely neoclassic design spooner or slop that still shines with silver.
The piece in an inverted bell with a flared mouth and pedestal base and a slightly raised foot ring. A key fret band wraps around the belly of the exterior. One portion of the band has a reserve to engrave a monogram, but it remains blank. Delicate fern fronds extend from this reserve. Above the key fret band is a smaller repousse band. The mouth is edged with a delicate ridged ring adorned with tiny acanthus leaves.
There are no manufacturer marks or labels. The number “5659” was engraved in the base.
**PLEASE NOTE: We also have a 4-pc silver plate set for sale on Ruby Lane that has a very similar design and would coordinate with this piece. The set consists of a teapot, coffee pot, compote, and creamer.**
5 ¼” (13.3 cm) diameter x 5 7/8” (14.9 cm) tall. Weighs 13.9 oz (395 g)
Although there is some wear to the silver, the piece still has much silver and has polished up nicely. It has no dents or cracks and no deep scratches. There are a couple of small nicks on the exterior of the foot ring.
A nice neoclassical tea piece that shines brilliantly.