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SALE! Hand Chased 19th C. BRITISH LONDON Sterling ENGRAVED BERRY SPOON - William Fearn Fisher
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SALE! Hand Chased 19th C. BRITISH LONDON Sterling ENGRAVED BERRY SPOON - William Fearn Fisher
SALE! Hand Chased 19th C. BRITISH LONDON Sterling ENGRAVED BERRY SPOON - William Fearn Fisher
SALE! Hand Chased 19th C. BRITISH LONDON Sterling ENGRAVED BERRY SPOON - William Fearn Fisher
SALE! Hand Chased 19th C. BRITISH LONDON Sterling ENGRAVED BERRY SPOON - William Fearn Fisher

SALE! Hand Chased 19th C. BRITISH LONDON Sterling ENGRAVED BERRY SPOON - William Fearn Fisher

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FOR SALE: Berry Spoon
PATTERN: Engraved Rattail w/Chased bowl
MAKER: Marked "WF"
QUANTITY: 1
PRICE: $195
SIZE: 8 3/8 inches
MONOGRAM: None
Weight: 1.9 ozt.


CONDITION: Here is an early 19th Century British Serving Spoon with hand engraving on the back curved rat tail designed handle and a hand chased, berry design bowl, made in 1803. There are 2 spoons shown in a couple of photos--the one with the leaf design on the handle is the one for sale. The City (London), Date and Sterling marks are very clear, but the maker's hallmark is worn to the degree that the shield shape is hard to make out. This piece was most likely made by William Fearn or William Fisher. Since most of the items I have found for W. Fisher have been hollowares and I have found a couple of spoons just like this by Fearn, it is most likely made by Fearn. Historical references suggest that the engraved spoon was originally made with a plain bowl and that later, the high relief chased berry design was "punched" into the bowl from the back. These spoons are very collectible and this one is in Very Good condition, with some wear (after all, it's 2 centuries old!) but no damage and no monograms! Great addition for the serious collector.


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