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David BARCLAY

Montrose, Scotland 1804 – Hobart, Tasmania 1884

  • to Australia 1830

Tablespoon, fiddle pattern c.1840 Place made: Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
Materials & Technique: metalwork, table spoons, silver: stamped, engraved

Primary Insc: stamped on back of handle: "DB/lion passant/A[?]/sovereign head"
Secondary Insc: initials engraved on front of handle: "WFG" [Wilbur & Francis Gunn]
Tertiary Insc: initials engraved on front of handle, below predating initials: "B"
Dimensions: 20.3 h x 4.8 w x 2.7 d cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 2014
Accession No: NGA 2014.1047