A Georgian Silver Marrow Scoop- Early ExampleSOLD

This Georgian silver marrow scoop was made in London 1729 by John Swift. It is a very early example, most silver Marrow Scoops were made in the mid to late 18th century. This one though, is George II, and in lovely condition.

The hallmarks on this Georgian silver marrow scoop are well struck, but like so much flatware of this period, slightly pinched as the stems were re-worked after assaying- the punches knocked it slightly out of shape and so corrections had to be made before sale. This is, however, quite normal.

A fine and early example of a Georgian silver marrow scoop.

Type: Marrow Scoop
Function: Dining
Maker: James Swift
Country: England


Need more info? Contact James Baldwin Antiques regarding this item.





Related Articles & Recommended Reading

  • Jensen Flatware for the Collector
    Most buyers of Georg Jensen sterling silver cutlery are building or adding to a silver canteen. However, as pieces of 20th century design, Georg Jensen sterling flatware pieces are also of great interest to collectors. While some collectors may be exclusively interested in the sterling silverware of Georg Jensen many will wish to add silver flatware pieces in different Georg Jensen designs to their more general collection of sterling silver flatware. read more...

  • Building a Georg Jensen Service
    When one undertakes a project such as obtaining or collecting a service of silver cutlery it is important to conduct at least a bit of research. For those of us who love Georg Jensen silver the task is no less difficult. This is due to the range and variety of Georg Jensen silver flatware patterns produced. This article is designed to guide you through the minefield, alert you to the main issues of collecting or buying a service of Georg Jensen silver cutlery, and ask the sorts of questions you need to answer in order to make an informed purchase. read more...


A Service of Silver and Mother of Pearl Fruit Cutlery

An exquisite service of silver and mother of pearl fruit cutlery made in Sheffield in 1960. The set contains 12 knives and 12 forks, in a beautiful,...... More Details





A Silver Salver Post War Design By Stuart Devlin

This incredible silver salver is designed by Stuart Devlin. StuartDevlin is one of the most renowned and respected of post war Silversmiths....... More Details





A Silver Plate Flatware Set for 6: Old English Pattern silverware

This Silver Plated Flatware Set was made by Garrards, and has never been used! It is in the Old English Pattern, which dates from the middle...... More Details





A Pair of Regency Georgian Silver Salts by Benjamin Smith

This magnificent pair of Georgian silver salts were made in London 1848 by the renowned Benjamin Smith, who worked alongside Paul Storr for Rundell...... More Details