Spoon with relief-cast portrait of George I

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  • Maker: Unidentified
  • England
  • 1714-1727
  • Pewter
  • 1991-163

This spoon and its privately owned mate are the only known spoons with a relief-cast portrait of George I in the classical style with a wreath of laurel leaves in his hair, as in his depictions on English coins. The interior of the bowl has been strongly scraped or grated.

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