I broke a spoon rest and wished to replace. Bought a 'Swedish' rest on e-Bay that
looks wondrous but (of course) is not hand painted, and the figures seem applied
as decals. Could this be so
Answer:Its quite likely that a company could have made a spoon rest to be more decorative than functional.
McCoy did make spoon rests though...a couple of older ones and some in later years. Here are examples of McCoy spoon rests