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Lot 0158
1st century AD. A silver utensil set comprising: spoon with parallel-sided bowl, octagonal-section handle and polyhedral knop; a similar two-tined fork; mounted on a custom-made stand. See Jackson, C.J. The Spoon and its History, in Archaeologia, vol.53 for discussion. 388 grams total, 19cm tall (7 1/2"). Property of an English gentleman; previously with Pierre Bergé & Associés, Archéologie, Paris, 1 December 2011, lot 400 (6,500-7,000 euros); formerly the property of J.S.; acquired Belgium 1968-1972; accompanied by copies of the relevant Pierre Bergé catalogue pages. [2]


Very fine condition.

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Roman Silver Fork and Spoon

Estimate £1,200 - £1,700Sep 4, 2018