A lovely folk Art antique Welsh Lovespoon. The spoon is carved from one piece of wood. The top of the handle is carved in the shape of a shield with a classic Welsh love token symbol of a key hole. The key hole symbolises the key to unlock the heart and home. Conveying security, It has the initials A W and a date of 1809.. Furtherdown the handle is the open lantern and one ball to represent the number of children a suitor would like.
This spoon measures 17.8cm l x 3.5cm w x 1.4cm d.