FOUR SILVER COFFEE SPOONS, EARLY 18TH CENTURY

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Four silver coffee/tea spoons, smooth surface with "rat's tail".

Weight: 88 grams (3 oz.) Average length: 13,3 cm (5-1/4 in.).

Four 3: Paris 1697-1704, attributed to silvermith Jacques PATIN, master status in 1686.

For 1: Paris 1704-1710, silversmith: Simon LE BASTIER, master status in 1699.


Tea and coffee, introduced in 17th century Europe, gained the public's favor primarily in the 18th century. These 4 spoons are rare examples relative to these "exotic" drinks.

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  • Expertissim Reference: 490409