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April 5, 2014 10:00 AMCalender

Russian Enameled .875 Silver Spoon

Auction: European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2715BLocation: BostonDate / Time: April 05, 2014 10:00AM


Russian Enameled .875 Silver Spoon, Moscow, 1880-99, maker's mark "GK," possibly for Gustav Klingert, the back of bowl and stem cloisonne-decorated with polychrome arabesques and geometric designs, lg. 6 3/4; together with twelve modern Dutch sterling demitasse spoons with geometric champleve enamel design to the handles, lg. 4 1/4 in.; approx. 6.8 total troy oz.
Estimate $300-500

Russian spoon: Handle and bowl maybe married. Repairs and damage to white and periwinkle enamel on handle. Metal fatigue to join of handle and bowl. Loss/rubbing to gold-wash in bowl. Demitasse spoons: Several with scattered specks of black silver rot and some very minor nicks/losses to enamel.

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Moscow, Gustav Klingert, Metal fatigue