8149 Queen Anne Silver Dog Nose Spoon
A good example of an antique silver dog nose spoon dating from the beginning of Queen Anne’s reign. Made of Britannia standard silver* and retaining the original gilt finish. The reverse of the bowl with a long rat-tail. The front of the terminal hand engraved with an armorial, the reverse of the terminal with the presentation date 12th October 1702. Weight 64 grams, 2 troy ounces. Length 20 cms. London 1703. Maker John Ladyman.