Dog-nose or wavy-end is a spoon having a flat stem widening towards the terminal which then narrows
to a rounded point. This shape resembles to a dog's head viewed from above.
Usually it has a long
rat-tail to the reverse of the bowl, occasionally decorated.
This spoon is similar to the "Trifid spoon" with the two notches eliminated.
This pattern was used from 1695c. to 1715c., coinciding with the period when
Britannia Standard (95.8% pure) was used, hence the spoons produced at this
time will carry "Britannia" hallmarks.
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