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Item:142946073173Antique Sterling Silver English Salt or Mustard SPOON by Mappin & Webb 1902 MAKER: Mappin and WebbMappin & Webb traces its origins to 1775, when Jonathan Mappin opened a silver workshop in Sheffield then as now a major center of the English silver trade. The business eventually became Mappin Brothers One of Jonathan Mappin's great grandsons, John Mappin, started his own business in London,Mappin & Company, in 1860, which became Mappin, Webb & Co. in 1862after John Mappin was joined by his brother-in-law George Webb. The first Mappin & Webb store opened in 1860 at 77-78 Oxford St and the company’s vanity products swiftly gained renown. As a natural progression from silverware, Mappin & Webb began designing jewellery. Mappin, Webb & Co. acquired Mappin Brothers in 1903.Mappin & Webb expanded internationally beginning in the 1890s. Its first overseas store was established and stores soon followed in Buenos Aires and all round the world.However all international stores closed in the second half of the 20th century.Mappin & Webb has created jewellery for royalty both in the United Kingdom and internationally. Patrons have included the Queen of France,the Empress of Russia and princess Grace of Monaco. The company historically held Royal Warrants to both the Russian Empire and the Japanese Royal Household. Victoria was the first British monarch to commission Mappin & Webb. Victoria's Golden Jubilee necklace was created by the house in 1888 and was designated by the queen as an heirloom of the Crown. Mappin & Webb has held Royal Warrants in the UK since 1897.Today, Mappin & Webb holds warrants to both the Queen and the Prince of Wales. Mappin & Webb’s master craftsman Martin Swift was appointed in 2012 to the position of crown jeweler, the custodian of the British crown jewels who is responsible for preparing them for the State opening of Parliament and other state occasions. The brand has a strong sporting heritage: it produced the original Ryder cup trophy, and made trophies for Ascot horse races for 75 years. YEAR:1902 (k) Edwardian HALLMARK: Crown for Sheffield assay office DESIGN: Solid Sterling Silver Art Deco LENGTH: 72 mm SILVER WEIGHT: 05 grams TOTAL WEIGHT: 05 grams POSTAGE UK: £4.95 REFERENCE: AK3 CONDITIONS:The curios offered by *Castells925* are used Antiques, some being from the Art Nouveau or Art Deco vintage period, in good condition for their age with minor usage marks or scratches; which are fully documented in the detailed pictures. Some items are polished prior to sale with other unpolished silver items showing a patina corresponding with their age and use.Please see photographs which show a fuller and comprehensive pictorial description forming part of the sale conditions. This superb used antique is in good condition considering its age, nano scratches consistent with age This would make an excellent high quality present for you to own and enjoy or an ideal gift for a special person or occasion like a birthday or anniversary. Castells925Sterling Silver StuffBrand:Mappin & Webb, Age:1900-1940, Product:Salt Mustard Spoon, Style:Art Nouveau, Pattern:Sterling Silver, Composition:Solid Silver
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Antique Sterling Silver English Salt or Mustard SPOON by Mappin & Webb 1902