Learn about Mote Spoon

A mote spoon is a spoon with a perforated bowl, designed for removing floating tea-leaves from a cup of tea.
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English stirling silver King's pattern sauce ladle & mote spoon, Birmingham, 40g

A George III silver strainer by George Whitford, London 1801, with a rare pair of George II Mote spoons, London 1740, each of typical form, the spoon with makers marks rubbed, strainer 46 grams, spoon 12 grams, (2).

A George II silver mote spoon, pierced in the bowl with crosslets and scrolls, maker's mark only 'JK' in script, struck twice c.1750-60. Length 13 cm

two sterling silver mote spoons, one having shell back and engraved 'F' over 'Te', the other having plain drop to bowl and engraved 'M', both having bowl pierced with crosslets and sprays and bearing indistinct marks c1760 (2)

A silver Mote spoon with a decorative pierced bowl and spear point handle, mark indistinct. Note; small fault to bowl. C.1780.

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