An exceptional George III Ice Spade made in London in 1817 by William Eley & William Fearn.
The Ice Spade is modelled in the Hourglass pattern which is double struck. This piece has a wide spade shaped bowl and the top of the stem is engraved with a contemporary Crest. The Ice Spade is of an exceptional gauge of silver, is in excellent condition and is very well marked, including a journeyman's mark identifying the specific individual within the Eley & Fearn workshops who made this piece.
Length: 10.45 inches, 26.13cm.
Width of bowl: 2.75 inches, 6.88cm.