Spoon

Description
This silver laceback trefid (splitting into three parts) spoon was made by Richard Sweet of Chard in about 1690. The terminal back of the spoon is pricked with the initials IR above the crest of a goat trottant (walking) to dexter (the right).
Accession Loan No.
TTNCM : 81.DM.204
Collection Class
Decorative Art
Common Name
spoon
Simple Name
spoon
Production Person Surname
Sweet (II)
Production Person Initials
Richard
Period Classification
Post-Medieval (AD 1500-1800)
Production Date
1690 (about)
Production Town
Chard
Production County
Somerset
Production Country
England
Production Continent
Europe
Material
metal, silver
Inscription / Transcription
stamped stem: RS either side of an anchor; IR

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