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Antique 1936 solid silver anointing spoon 245mm made by Charles Edwin Turner in Birmingham

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£575.00 GBP
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Antique 1936 solid silver anointing spoon 
Birmingham Assay mark
maker mark: CET - Charles Edwin Turner 
British Empire solid silver hallmark  - Birmingham Anchor, lion passant, M (1936) 
weight: 105 g 
length: approx 24,5 cm (near original, Coronation regalia/spoon, size)

Condition: seen photos
Collectable - Rare Gift Idea

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This is Original Antique spoon as well it is a replica spoon of the anointing spoon which is part of the coronation regalia. The original spoon (held at the Tower of London) is made of gold and dates back to the 13th century, making it the oldest coronation piece. In the coronation ceremony Holy oil is poured from the Ampulla, which is in the form of a gold eagle, into the spoon. The spoon is then applied by the officiating Bishop or Archbishop to the new sovereigns head, breast and palms. Original coronation regalia - spoon dimensions: 26.7 x 5.1 cm.