Tyne and Wear HER(6630): Newcastle, River Tyne, spoon - Details
Newcastle, River Tyne, spoon
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Spoon. Decorated with a key in between the letters I and I, and a chain extending from the ring of the key to form a circle (maker's mark). The letters S, I and M enclosed in a rectangular sinking with escalloped sides, are probably the owners initials. Of English manufacture at the time of James I and VI. Almost 7 inches long. Dredged out of the River Tyne in 1872.
Proceedings of the Society of Antiquaries of Newcastle upon Tyne, Series 2, VIII (1899), p 256