Sterling Silver Traprain Dish or Tastevin - Brook & Son - 1938
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Description: - A sterling silver Traprain Dish or Tastevin.
The dish is modelled after a spoon found as part of the Roman hoard of silver discovered at Traprain Law near Edinburgh, Scotland, in 1919. The bowl is egg shaped, sitting on a foot, a curved handle with a figural terminal of a mythical creature or bird’s head holding a spherical object in it’s mouth.
Hallmarked with Edinburgh assay office marks, 1938, and with the makers mark of 'B&S' for Brook & Son.
Assay: - .925 Sterling Silver.
Period: - Mid 20th Century.
Date: - 1938.
Maker: - Brook & Son.
Measurement: - Approximately 11.8cm (length) x 4.8cm (bowl width) x 4.3cm (height).
Weight: - 47.7 grams.
Condition: - The dish is in good condition. Minor surface scratches, and pitting commensurate with age. Please see photographs for confirmation of condition.
Item No: - 2204/01_chisk1.
Customs and import taxes: - Buyers are responsible for any customs and import taxes that may apply.