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A very rare George III "Thomas James" Caddy Spoon made in London in 1813 by Thomas James.

This most unusual spoon has a large bowl, with shaped border decorated with foliate motifs and prick dot bands. The shaped, stylised fiddle pattern, handle is engraved with an outer bright cut border. This spoon was formerly in the collection of Captain John Norie and is illustrated in his book, " Caddy Spoons - an illustrated guide .", plate 25, figure d. The spoon is in excellent condition and is very well marked on the reverse. This design of caddy spoon, with large bowl, and shaped handle was peculiar to the workshops of Thomas James and examples are very rare.

Length: 4.1 inches, 10.25 cm.
Diameter of the bowl: 2 inches, 5cm.



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