It is an Irish Provincial Sterling silver 9 1/2 spoon. Irish Provincial pieces are pretty scarce and very collectible. This piece was made by John Tolekin of Cork.
Dates to the late 18th Century to very early 19th Century. The piece is hallmarked on reverse with "Tolekin" and "STERLING"(pic #4). Simple piece with an engraved steer head crest on the front (pic #2). This large 9 1/2 serving spoon is guaranteed over 200 years old. Antique over 200 years old.
Has small dents, dings in well. Front edge of spoon a little sharp from wear.Upon close inspection you may notice scratches and wear from normal use and age. A silversmith should be able to smooth out the dents in the bowl pretty easily. Rare Georgian Irish Provincial sterling silver piece. Guaranteed a Georgian period piece that is over 200 years old. Measures about 9 1/2 long and the weighs about 65 grams (weighed on Postal scale). We have been long time collectors and dealers of early English Transferware, Quality 19th century furniture, and Victoriana. We always strive to describe the items to the best of our abilities. All items we sell are old and will show appropriate wear and tear, the pieces will not look brand new.
We are only responsible for the item while in our possession. We will pack all items VERY WELL with bubble wrap and peanuts(furniture will be packed by the shipper). Check out our other auctions for other early transferware and quality antiques. The item "Rare c 1800 Georgian Irish Provincial Sterling Silver 9 1/2 Spoon John Tolekin" is in sale since Thursday, July 18, 2019. This item is in the category "Antiques\Silver\Sterling Silver (.
The seller is "alley-antiques" and is located in Marysville, Washington. This item can be shipped to United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Denmark, Romania, Slovakia, Bulgaria, Czech republic, Finland, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Estonia, Australia, Greece, Portugal, Cyprus, Slovenia, Japan, China, Sweden, South Korea, Indonesia, Taiwan, South africa, Thailand, Belgium, France, Hong Kong, Ireland, Netherlands, Poland, Spain, Italy, Germany, Austria, Bahamas, Israel, Mexico, New Zealand, Philippines, Singapore, Switzerland, Norway, Saudi arabia, Ukraine, United arab emirates, Qatar, Kuwait, Bahrain, Croatia, Malaysia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Barbados, Bermuda, Ecuador, Egypt, Iceland, Jordan, Cambodia, Sri lanka, Monaco, Nicaragua, Oman, Peru, Paraguay, Reunion, Viet nam, Uruguay.