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Seventeen Russian .875 Silver Spoons

Auction:
2940B
Lot:
59
Sold for:
$523$425

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Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2940B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
October 06, 2016 4:00PM

Description:

Seventeen Russian .875 Silver Spoons, Moscow, mid to late 19th century, nine spoons with engraved cartouche to bowl and spiral-turned stem, maker's mark "PA," lg. 5 1/4 and eight spoons with niello motif to bowl: two serving spoons with foliate arabesque pattern to bowl c. 1863, maker's mark "MA," lg. 7 5/8 and six with checkered pattern to bowl, c. 1887, maker's mark "BMA," lg. 5 1/2 in., approx. 11.6 troy oz. total.
Estimate $500-700


The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

Keywords

Moscow, Aesthetics, Arabesque, Architecture, Jewellery, Maker's Mark, Niello, Silver, Spoons, Visual arts

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