English sterling silver christening spoon
made by Walter Edward King in 1952
A beautiful, vintage English, sterling silver christening spoon. Fashioned as a 2nd Century Roman anointing spoon. The decoration is exquisite and extremely intricate. Made in London/Essex UK in 1952 by Walter Edward King. It's in wonderful condition. Good clear hallmarks. The marks read W.E.K followed by a date letter R, leopard's head, lion and Queen's bust. This tells us that it was made in 1952 in London (/Essex was where the shop was) by Walter Edward King.