James ROBERTSON, Tablespoon, fiddle pattern Enlarge 1 /1


Renfrew, Scotland 1781 – Maitland, New South Wales 5 January 1868

Tablespoon, fiddle pattern c.1825 Place made: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Materials & Technique: metalwork, silverware, silver Manufacturer's Mark: stamped verso on stem, 'JR [thistle] N.S.W'.

Primary Insc: no inscription
Secondary Insc: engraved on upper stem, '[crest of seated lion] / IF'.
Tertiary Insc: no inscription
Dimensions: spoon 21.8 h x 2.9 w cm ; weight 216 gm
Acknowledgement: Gift of John M. Houstone, 2014
Accession No: NGA 2014.2183