Silver Gipson spoon, London 1828

On application

An early example of a Gibson’s Patent medicine spoon. The Hallmarks gives: CG – Charles Gibson Patent – London 1828 . The spoon has a hollow handle to allow the user to control the quantity of medicine consumed by placing a finger over the aperture. This form of spoon was invented in 1827 and is stamped to the bottom of the bowl “C G”. The interior of the bowl and cover are gilt and bear clear hallmarks on the lid and bottom of the bowl. The flush hinge is in fine condition. Length 13,5 cm

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