Early Georgian Sterling Marrow Scoop-c.1746-London-James WilksEarly Georgian Sterling Marrow Scoop-c.1746-London-James WilksEarly Georgian Sterling Marrow Scoop-c.1746-London-James WilksEarly Georgian Sterling Marrow Scoop-c.1746-London-James WilksEarly Georgian Sterling Marrow Scoop-c.1746-London-James WilksEarly Georgian Sterling Marrow Scoop-c.1746-London-James WilksEarly Georgian Sterling Marrow Scoop-c.1746-London-James WilksEarly Georgian Sterling Marrow Scoop-c.1746-London-James Wilks

Super Early English George II Sterling Marrow Scoop, hallmarked for London, circa 1746, James Wilks, maker. In addition to the stamped hallmarks, the reverse also displays 2 sets of engraved initials -WIM and WIH- possibly a marriage or presentation piece-a joining of 2 families and/or individuals. This lovely Georgian scoop measures 8 7/8 inches long, and weighs 52 grams/1.67 oz troy. Condition of this 268 year old piece is great-no dents or repairs-just a few scattered small nicks and fine wear that comes with age-nothing major-it's actually aged better than most we've seen.

These 18th century pieces are really getting hard to come by-not to mention the fact that marrow as a delicacy is now being re-discovered and served in many fine restaurants as well as for special events and dinner parties. As a result, we have noticed a renewed interest in sterling marrow scoops as an actual dining implement-whether for marrow, crab or lobster-as well as a collector's item. If sterling marrow scoops are your thing, please visit our listing for an early 19th century Georgian Marrow Scoop made by the famous Bateman silversmith family.

Item ID: S-252

Early Georgian Sterling Marrow Scoop-c.1746-London-James Wilks

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