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HANOVERIAN SPOON

The "Hanoverian" is the most important British flatware pattern in the 18th century. In this pattern the stem widens gradually toward the curved terminal and then turns upward.
This form was adopted because the spoon was lad on the table in the French manner (the bottom of the bowl downward).
This pattern was manufactured in the British Isles from c. 1710 until the 1770s.
The production of Hanoverian pattern was revived in the late 19th century until present days.

Hanoverian Rat Tail pattern silver spoon



Although the original production covers about sixty years, the pattern can be divided in two main groups: Hanoverian with rat tail (1710-1730) and Hanoverian without rat tail (1730-1770).

The pattern had many variations, contemporary and later (Scottish Fiddle, Feather Edge and Shell, Military Thread, Thread and Drop, Elizabethan, Venetian/Italian, etc.).

Hanoverian Rat Tail pattern silver spoon Hanoverian without rat tail pattern silver spoon Hanoverian with single drop pattern silver spoon Hanoverian Feather Edge and Shell pattern silver spoon Hanoverian Military Thread pattern silver spoon Hanoverian Thread Shell and Drop pattern silver spoon Hanoverian Elizabethan pattern silver spoon
Hanoverian Shell Back pattern silver spoon Hanoverian Double Drop pattern silver spoon
Hanoverian pattern silver spoon
Hanoverian Feather Edge pattern silver spoon
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