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A George III set of Salt Spoons by Garrard after Paul de Lamerie.

£1,250.00

A fine set of six silver-gilt Salt Spoons, London 1813, by Robert Garrard, the stems formed as branches of coral and the bowls as scallop shells. Each bowl is engraved with a crest for Higginson of Saltmarshe Castle, Hereford.William Higginson died in 1812 and his estate passed to his great nephew, Edmund Barneby, who subsequently assumed the surname of Higginson.
These spoons are copies of a set of unmarked spoons by Paul de Lamerie which were made to accompany shell and mermaid salts of 1739. Ths set of four salts and spoons, together with a further pair of salts and spoons by Paul Storr, London 1819, are now in the Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute [see ‘English, Irish, & Scottish Silver at the Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute‘, Beth Carver Weiss, published 1997, pp. 230-1 and p. 235.]

SKU: O5818 Category:

Description

Dimensions:

Length – 9.80 cm.; Width – 2.90 cm.; Weight [of the six] – 147.80 gms.

Condition:

Very Good.

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