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Catalog#: 5787
Artist: Not Available 
Category: Silver, Metal & Vertu
Date: 1678
SubType: Silver
Origin: England-UK
Subject: Silver
Era: 17th Century
Height: 7.5 inches
FINE CHARLES II LACE-BACK TREFID SPOON Thomas Issod, London, c1678 (T.Z above a mullet and below a crown)

The oval bowl with a molded rattail attachment surrounded by engraved scrolling foliage, which extends up the flat shaft with an engraved and molded lace-top trefid terminal, further engraving at the bowl juncture

7 1/2” Long / 1.4 oz

Note: TZ - Thomas Issod - TZ crowned, see London Silver Spoonmakers, 1500-1697, Tim Kent, p. 50, #61, for a discussion of the mark.

Lace-back trefids are much rarer than plain trefids – the earliest of the modern form. The earliest trefid recorded is in 1662, becoming more common in the 1670’s, and were made only until c1700.

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