Smith, John Thomas (1766 London 1833). Hard Metal Spoons. Itinerant trader offering hard-soldered spoons. Etching. Inscribed with monogram, otherwise as above. 7½ × 4⅜ in (18.9 × 11.2 cm).

John Thomas Smith, Hard Metal Spoons

Beall E 49; Lipperh. Gcb 12; Exposition catalog Bremen, 1976, no. 39. – Sheet 20 of The Cries of London … Itinerant Traders of antient and modern Times, copied from rare engravings, or drawn from the life worked about 1819 and published in 1839. – On Smith see Nagler XVI, 529 f. + Thieme-Becker XXXI, 174.

Offer no. 8,629 / EUR  86. (c. US$ 104.) + shipping

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The visit with you was a pleasure and so nice to meet you in person … The advise and first pass evaluation you gave us were realistic and appreciated … ”

(Mr. + Mrs. N. Sch., November 6, 2009)