One of the nicest Christening present a baby could hope to receive. "London post 1906 import mark, .925, N" (London import marks for 1948).Note - we have 2 matching items, a mug and bowl, S 1982 and S1983. The first 4 marks would have been added in Denmark, the last 2 on import into London in 1948.The bone handle is connected with a silver ferrule. Martin Hall & Co was established by Richard Martin and Ebernezer Hall in 1863 in Sheffield, they produced good quality silver until 1911.
We welcome any assistance with identification of the family crest.
A rare sterling silver cooks measuring spoon, we have not encountered one of these before.
The spoon has the traditional measuring spoon shape, with circular spherical bowl and long flat handle.
The spoon has an interesting triple rat-tail joining the bowl to the handle.
In addition to Royal Warrants, Mappin and Webb are the Crown Jeweller.