Silver Mote Spoons

The predecessor to the caddy spoon, the mote spoon has a perforated scoop to filter and sieve loose tea from a cup. This is a throwback to the early days of tea in Britain, when it came in the form of tea leaves, and was the drink of only the very wealthy. The mote spoon also had a sharp, spiked handle, which was used to unclog any clumps of tea from a teapot spout, and was most common in the seventeenth and eighteenth century, before the caddy spoon came to take its place. These Spoons are now highly collectable, and Steppes Hill Farm Antiques stock a fine range of eighteenth century mote spoons for sale.

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Sarey Price, London c1761
£200.00
Henry Spree, London c1740
£225.00
John Lambe, London c1780
Reserved
N. U, London c1750
£210.00
Joseph Bird, London c1725
£185.00
John Kentesber & Thomas Grove, London c1757
£200.00
Samuel Key, London c1760
£275.00
Thomas Jackson, London c1755
£295.00
Samuel Key, London c1760
£275.00
James Wilks, London c1745
£225.00
William Soame, London c1740
£195.00
John Gorham, London c1750
£195.00
Elizabeth Jackson, London c1755
£250.00
John Lampfert, London 1749
£240.00
William Summer I & Richard Crosley, London c1775
£220.00
James Wilks, London c1750
£240.00
Samuel Whitford, London c1765
£240.00
Elias Cachart, London c1750
£285.00
Thomas Wallis, London c1760
£250.00
Marmaduke Daintrey, London c1750
£220.00
Marmaduke Daintrey, London c1750
£250.00
Edward Bayley, London c1745
£200.00
James Wright, London c1735
£350.00
Elizabeth Oldfield, London c1751
£285.00
John Wren II, London c1777
£265.00
Thomas & William Chawner, London c1760
£265.00
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