Item: Trefid Spoon Description: Lace-back
Hallmark: Taunton circa 1681 by Thomas Dare Dimensions: 195mm long;
Comments: A fine example of a West Country
laceback spoon with dated betrothal initials for 1681. The spoon is
stamped twice with the maker's mark and once with the highly sought after
"T" and tun town mark.
Provenance: This spoon was sold as part of the much
documented Ellis Collection in 1935 as lot 193.
Ref. No.: PQ/7659
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