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I recently purchased this spoon cause i liked the way it had scottish thistles on it if this is what they are. I wanted to know if I can find more information on possible maker . it seems to have had gold plating on the spoon part marks seem to be an (AG) WITH A WALKING LION MARKED TWICE IN SUCCESSION

I can’t see the lion passant in these marks. My suspicion is that it is a Scottish provincial spoon, possibly by Adam Graham of Glasgow and dating from around 1800. It was not originally made with this decoration; it has fallen victim to the Victorian fashion for remaking older plain items into something more decorative. The reworking would have been done in the latter part of the 19th century.

Phil