Teaspoon (front)

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made in Madras, India

Postcard of Teaspoon (front).
© National Museums Scotland

Teaspoon (front)

This is the front of a silver teaspoon made by Robert Gordon of Madras in India. The teaspoon has an egg-shaped bowl and a stem fashioned in the 'Old English' pattern.

Silver teaspoon with an egg-shaped bowl and an Old English stem, by Robert Gordon, Madras

Robert Gordon was a member of an extended family of craftsmen with Aberdeen connections who settled in India.

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Online ID: 000-100-086-677-C
Image Rights Holder: National Museums Scotland
Project: 0098: National Museums Scotland
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Ref: National Museums Scotland  H.MEQ 1146
Date: 18th or 19th century
Material: Silver. Inscription: RG
Dimensions: 130 mm L x 43 mm W
What: Spoon, teaspoon
Subject: Gold and silver (NMAS Classification)
Who: Robert Gordon, Madras (Silversmith)
Where: India, Madras
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