Item: Sweetmeat Forks (3) Description: Dog Nose
Hallmark: Exeter circa 1720 by Edmond Richards Dimensions: 114 mm length
Comments: An exceptionally rare trio of West
Country forks. Each fork is marked with the maker's mark of Edmond
Richards (see "West Country Spoons & Their Makers" by Tim
Kent page 127).
We are prepared to sell these forks as a set, a pair or
singletons. They are all in very similar condition and if being bought as
singles are priced at £200 each.
Provenance: The How of Edinburgh Sale on October
How of Edinburgh were the leading experts in early spoons.
They were retailing from the early 1930's onwards and produced the
groundbreaking work "English & Scottish Silver Spoons and
Pre-Elizabethan Hallmarks" in the 1950's.
Ref. No.: HOW/8393
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