SIR FRANCIS DRAKE/SIR WALTER
A beautiful vermeil spoon featuring a man dressed in an old style.
I am not 100% sure if this is Sir Francis Drake, but it is very
similar to some pictures of him which I found on the internet.
The other likely person is Sir Walter Raleigh and I have also posted a
picture of his statue
There is no indication on the spoon as to who is being represented by
this spoon. So if you have a different viewpoint, please contact me.
left: Sir Francis Drake
right: statue of Sir Walter Raleigh (London)
I have included a ruler and a regular size tea spoon in the picture to
give you an
idea of size.
This very heavy vermeil cast spoon has English marks indicating that it
is sterling and was imported by the London silversmith firm of
John Aldwinckle & James Slater ca. 1882
Bearded man wearing a high collar costume. He is holding a stick in his
left hand and some type of pole in his right hand.
The style of pants is very unique
The back is just as detailed as the front
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