Antique enamel hallmarked silver spoon ladle or nut spoon R. Blackinton & Co
This antique sterling spoon with pale clue background and cobalt flower is made by R. Blackinton & Co. (William Erik Voss).The company was founded by Walter Ballou and Roswell Blackinton at North Attleboro MA in 1862 and continued as R. Blackinton & Co. until 1967. The original B pierced by a sword trademark was used until 1900.Their work was of a very high standard, in both sterling and 14 c gold, and included flat & holloware, novelties and jewelry.This ladle shaped spoon measures 5 1/4" long with a bowl that is almost 1 3/4" wide. The bowl has beautiful raised relief work as well. Please remember that vintage & antique items are not mint, nor are they perfect but they sure are full of old history and charm. Please use photos to make your decisions and read our policies prior to buying so you can have an excellent experience with us.
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