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A set of 6 French silver-gilt pierced Convolvulus pattern teaspoons
These 6 teaspoons are originally components of a large set with triangle shaped naturalistic icecream spoons made in France, circa 1900. The bowl is delicately designed as a petal and the stem as a convolvulus flower and tendrils. The joint part of the bowl has a pair of rolls which is similar to Rococo Grand pattern.
Pweter Dish by W.M.F. circa.1900
W.M.F. was the most successful German art pewterer of the Art Nouveau period. Designers shch Wilhelm Wagenfeld adapted classic Art Nouveau elements to commercial forms which were mass-produced in Continental pewter, an electroplated metal alloy more similar to Brinannia metal than British pewter.
Daisy pattern Bon-bon Spoon by Paye and Baker, circa 1910
The Daisy pattern dates back to 1900, of which the bowl is a figural flower with more flowers going up the stem. It is hallmarked with Sterling and the 3 heart P & B hallmark. P & B are the initials of Paye & Baker of North Attleboro, Massachusetts, which operated there c. 1891 until the 1930s.
Long: 5 inches, Weighs: 15.8 grams
Jewellery Box by Erhard & Söhne of Schwäbisch Gmünd, circa 1900
Jewellery Dresser Box with the same design and Erhard mark, contains tools by Henckels, Solingen. Interito is lined with blue velvet.This jewelley box is made using Erhard's trademark Intarsia technique of Brass, inlaid with both Burr Walnut and Palisander. Curved, bulbous form on the 4 sides and the top. Interior is lined with Burgundy Velvet.
Unsigned, but most of Erhard & Söhne's pieces were not signed. A Jewellery Dresser Box with the same design and Erhard mark exists, which contains tools by Henckels, Solingen. The design, quality and manufacture are unmistakable as is the fact that it comes with a signed key for the Lock - key depicts the Erhard Lion.
Measures 23 by 18 by 11 cm