c1890 Sterling Silver Dutch Tea Strainer Chester Marks


A beautiful large c1890 Sterling Silver Netherlands Tea Straining Spoon in nice used condition.

The spoon is of a typical very ornate design in a die-stamped 925 silver structure, with a figural-form, decorated with crown, scrolls, foliage and medieval ship scene. The Dutch hallmarks are not clear, but it has had extra import marks for the Chester Assay Office, with the date stamp for 1892. There is also the F stamp for Foreign.

Size: 18 x 8 x 1.5 cm (7 1/8 x 3 1/8 x 5/8 inches)
Weight: 79 g