Georgian, George III, Twelve Silver Tablespoons. All twelve spoons are of fiddle pattern form with a double struck thread pattern.
Each spoon is crested for William Duncombe 2nd Baron Feversham (1798 - 1867). He was a Member of Parliament for the North Riding of Yorkshire and there is a monument to him in Helmsley, North Yorkshire. He was a great supporter of Richard Oastler's campaign for factory reform. The family seat was Duncombe Park, near Helmsley.
Nine spoons are hallmarked for London 1819 by William Eley & William Fearn. Three spoons are hallmarked for London 1808 by William Eley, William Fearn & William Chawner.
In excellent condition with moderate surface wear commensurate with age.
Approximate weight of all twelve spoons is 1.021 kilos or 32.8 troy ounces.
Approximate dimensions of one 1808 spoon is 22 cm length and 4.7 cm bowl width.
Approximate dimensions of one 1819 spoon is 22.5 cm length and 4.5 cm bowl width.