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The Collection of Anne H. & Frederick Vogel III

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TWO RARE CHARLES II SILVER SUCKET FORKS, PROBABLY JOHN SMITH AND JOHN KING, LONDON, 1683
both with rat-tail bowls, one pricked with initials EB
marked on bases, maker's mark I S crowned probably for John Smith (Revised Jackson, 1989, p. 132); maker's mark I K cinquefoil and pellets below probably for John King (Revised Jackson 1989, p. 127)
Lengths 6 1/2 and 7 in.
16.5 and 17.8 cm.
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Provenance

S.J. Shrubsole, New York, October 2015;
Vogel Collection no. 835.

Catalogue Note

The identities of these makers' marks are discussed in David M. Mitchell, Silversmiths in Elizabethan and Stuart London, pp. 378 and 398. A similar sucket fork [fork/spoon] probably by Robert King, 1674, is at Colonial Williamsburg, illus. op. cit. fig. 84, p. 145.

The Collection of Anne H. & Frederick Vogel III

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New York