A George III silver ‘Deodand’ Spoon.
A George III old English pattern silver Tablespoon, London 1778, by George Smith, the back of the bowl engraved: ’19th Octr. 1778. Deodand to Heny. Stephens Esqr. Lord of Whitstone Hundred, Gloucestershire on the Death of Thos. Carter by a fall from his Horse in Frethorne.’
Good with minor surface markings to one side of bowl back.
Length – 21.40 cm.; Width – 4.40 CM.; Weight – 59.90 gms.