Vintage brass Welsh love spoon.
This heavy, brass spoon has a lovely decorative detailing and is ideal for wall hanging.
History: The giving and receiving of love spoons is a Welsh custom that dates back to the 17th century. Welsh love spoons were decoratively carved with various symbols of love and presented as a gift of romantic intent. Originally made of wood, the spoons showcased the skills of the carver and would include symbols such as hearts, Celtic knotwork, bells and horseshoes.
Measures approx. 27cm high x 6.5cm wide. Weighs approx. 250g.
In overall good vintage condition. Please see photos as these form part of the description.