This is an excellent example of a James I period silver seal top spoon. The spoon has a fabulous deep, fig-shaped bowl, a hexagonal stem and decorated baluster finial. The spoon is in superb condition with a fine patina, no wear to the bowl and a good set of hallmarks (an especially clear bowl mark). The plate at the top of the seal terminal is dot-pricked with original ownership initials and a date (tricky to work out!), likewise the maker's mark is visible but we have been unable to make an attribution. This is a great spoon at a very competitive price.