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Souvenir spoon with finial in form of west front of Westminster Abbey

Maker:
Saunders & Shepherd (British, 1869–present)
Date:
1896–97
Culture:
British, London
Medium:
Silver, parcel-gilt
Dimensions:
Length: 4 3/4 in. (12.1 cm)
Classification:
Metalwork-Silver
Credit Line:
Gift of Sir William H. Redding, in memory of his wife, 1900
Accession Number:
00.19.47
Not on view
Inscription: On bowl, in script: Westminster Abbey

Marking: [1] Leopard's head (London assay office mark);
[2] A (date letter for 1896–97);
[3] Lion passant (English quality mark for sterling);
[4] CS * FS in rectangle (maker's mark for Saunders & Shepherd)
Sir William H. Redding (until 1900; to MMA)
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