JOHN SMITH Carving Spoon Gouge - 1/4"
A good 1/4 inch or 6mm spoon bent carving gouge by JOHN SMITH.
Possibly JOHN SMITH of JOHN SMITH & SON, West Street, Sheffield, edge tool manufacturers circa 1833.
Marked 'JOHN SMITH' to the top of the blade, please see close-up image.
Not marked with a sweep number but a good match to a No.30 London pattern sweep.
Good beechwood handle with brass ferrule, previous owner's stamp 'HD AUSTIN'.
73/8 inches (188mm) overall length.