A late 17th century silver trefid spoon probably by Alexander Galloway of Aberdeen, three marks; indistinct mark, AG, indistinct mark, c1672-78

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Lot 226
A late 17th century silver trefid spoon
probably by Alexander Galloway of Aberdeen, three marks; indistinct mark, AG, indistinct mark, c1672-78

Sold for £ 15,000 (US$ 18,250) inc. premium

The Scottish Sale

16 Apr 2014, 11:00 BST

Edinburgh

A late 17th century silver trefid spoon
probably by Alexander Galloway of Aberdeen, three marks; indistinct mark, AG, indistinct mark, c1672-78
The reverse of the trefid terminal with engraved initials 'RP', the obverse of the terminal with engraved stylised acanthus detail, linear decoration above the joint of the stem and bowl, the reverse of the bowl with engraved acanthus rat-tail flanked by initials 'MB', length 20.5cm, weight 1.9oz.

Footnotes

  • The maker's mark can also be found on the Turriff parish church communion beakers, one of which is in the National Museums of Scotland, the other in the Aberdeen Art Gallery and Museums.
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A late 17th century silver trefid spoon probably by Alexander Galloway of Aberdeen, three marks; indistinct mark, AG, indistinct mark, c1672-78
A late 17th century silver trefid spoon probably by Alexander Galloway of Aberdeen, three marks; indistinct mark, AG, indistinct mark, c1672-78
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