John Sidney Reeve silver spoon
A silver spoon made by John Sidney Reeve with a nice rat tail and hammered finish on the bowl. The top of the spoon has inscribed detailing and a “H” monogram. The spoon is fully hallmarked for John Sidney reeve, Birmingham, 1927.
John Sidney Reeve was an original member of the Guild of Handcraft and was based in Chipping Campden working for C.R. Ashbee. He was a skilled silversmith who specialised in chased work. He was persuaded by Benjamin Fletcher to move to Leicester in the early 1900’s and teach at the Leicester School of Arts.
Dimensions: 5 1/2″ long by 1 1/2″ at widest point
Weight: Approximately 20 grams
Condition: There is a slight indent on the underside of the spoon close to the top which can be seen in the images attached