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A delightful sterling silver Christening plate, the rim decorated with the "Three Bears" of Goldilocks fame walking past engraved trees.The plate is fabulous quality, very heavy, the bears (4 sets of 3) are cast and applied, the detail is lovely.The knives are in remarkable condition and are suitable for use.
Thomas Onslow was born in 1754, he was Member of Parliament for Rye and Guildford.
We welcome any assistance with identification of the family crest.
A rare sterling silver cooks measuring spoon, we have not encountered one of these before.
The spoon has the traditional measuring spoon shape, with circular spherical bowl and long flat handle.
The spoon has an interesting triple rat-tail joining the bowl to the handle.One of the nicest Christening present a baby could hope to receive. "London post 1906 import mark, .925, N" (London import marks for 1948).Note - we have 2 matching items, a mug and bowl, S 1982 and S1983. The first 4 marks would have been added in Denmark, the last 2 on import into London in 1948.Moses Brent was freed in 1770 as a haft-maker, he worked until 1817.