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Spoon

Spoon

  • Place of origin:

    England (made)

  • Date:

    1953 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Wood, Frank (manufacturers)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Die stamped, electroplated nickel silver

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Mrs. Ena Eatwell

  • Museum number:

    M.18-1999

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Tea spoon, Sandringham pattern, the bowl oval, the handle tapers towards the bowl spreading outwards towards the tip, returning to a point. The edges of the handle, both front and back have a raised ridge except around the embossed decoration at the tip on the upper surface. The embossed decoration consists of: E II R (in script) over a profile portrait of the Queen, facing right within an oval cartouche above the legend CORONATION / 1953 within a cartouche.

Place of Origin

England (made)

Date

1953 (made)

Artist/maker

Wood, Frank (manufacturers)

Materials and Techniques

Die stamped, electroplated nickel silver

Marks and inscriptions

FRANK WOOD / CHROME PLATE
1) Makers's mark; Stamped on the back of the handle along the centre line.; Stamped

Dimensions

Length: 13.1 cm, Width: 3 cm maximum, Depth: 1.5 cm maximum

Object history note

Historical significance: Souvenir of the Coronation of Elizabeth II, 1953

Descriptive line

Tea spoon, chromium plated nickel silver, made by Frank Wood to celebrate the Coronation of Queen Elizabeth II in 1953

Production Note

Reason For Production: Retail

Materials

Nickel silver; Chromium

Techniques

Plating

Categories

Ceremonial objects; Eating; Metalwork

Production Type

Mass produced

Collection

Metalwork Collection

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