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July 18, 2015 10:00 AMCalender

Extensive David Andersen Sterling Silver and Cloisonné-enameled Tea and Coffee Service

Auction: European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2835B Location: Boston Date / Time: July 19, 2015 10:00AM


Extensive David Andersen Sterling Silver and Cloisonné-enameled Tea and Coffee Service, Christiania (Oslo), Norway, c. 1896, each piece decorated with blue and white enamel, comprised of an eight-piece presentation service, each with a presentation inscription "SFK/Christiania/1896": teapot, coffeepot, creamer, sugar, tea strainer, tray, sugar tongs, and looped handle teaspoon, coffeepot ht. 7 1/8; and forty-five pieces of flatware: twenty-four demitasse spoons, seventeen teaspoons, one small ladle, sugar spoon, preserve spoon, and large teaspoon; together with an Austro-Hungarian .800 silver spoon, similarly enameled, engraved "SFK/Munich/1892"; approx. 86.6 troy oz. total.
Estimate $3,000-5,000

In good overall condition with only very minor scattered, nicks/losses to enamel, most prevalent to base of bowl on spoons. Some very minor usage wear abrasions rubbing to gold-washed surfaces. Tray with several small spots of silver rot.

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Norway, Oslo, Munich