William IV Sterling Silver Caddy Spoon by William R. Sobey.
William IV Sterling Silver Caddy Spoon by William R Sobey. This classic shovel shaped bowl with scalloped edge and a classic plain fiddle back handle. The maker is William Rawlings Sobey (1811 – 1852) is a sought-after Exeter silversmith. Born in Exeter around 1811, his makers marks are registered from 1833 to about 1852. He was a contemporary of John Stone, and like John Stone, he manufactured spoons, butterknives and other flatware in the Fiddler and Old English patterns. The 1841 & 1851 census returns show him as resident in All Hallows Goldsmith Street.
Weight .405 ozt.
Parks to handle.
Price includes s and h.