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A William & Mary Trefid Spoon Made in London in 1691 by Lawrence Coles



This very fine example is modelled in the Trefid style with a reeded rat tail on the reverse of the bowl. This piece is very well marked and is engraved at the top of the stem with the contemporary initials M.W. This spoon is in excellent condition, with a good bowl. Lawrence Coles was a prolific quality spoon maker during this period and was apprentice to John Smith, gaining his freedom in 1667. Measures: Length: 7.5 inches, 18.75 cm.


  • Dimensions
    Height: 7.5 in. (19.05 cm)Width: .1 in. (2.54 mm)Depth: .1 in. (2.54 mm)
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  • Condition
    Wear consistent with age and use.
  • Seller Location
    London, GB
  • Reference Number
    1stDibs: LU97819643861

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