Antique Solid Silver Large Spoon With Musketeer With Sword Rapier
Superb quality Antique solid silver large serving spoon with musketeer figure.
The stem of the spoon is formed on double sides with low relief and a very detailed standing figure of French Royal Musketeer playing a bugle, dressed in typical 17th century elaborate musketeer uniform with cape and the sash across the torso and feathered hat on his head ,his left hand resting on the hilt of his rapier sword, on his legs musketeers Bucket Top Boots
The heart shaped spoon bowl is decorated with rococo foliage and stamped with a two silver hallmarks Number 13 and elaborate initial. Engraved on the back with the museum or collection accession markings.
Similar silver hallmarks with the number 13 are also published in this reference as 18th -19th century Austrian silver hallmarks. In these circumstances, we are not able to provide a country of origin of this spoon and the exact date when was made. However, we guarantee that the spoon is an authentic antique that is over 100 years old.
Overall length of the spoon: 27.2 cm (10.71 inches)
Width of the bowl: 8.3 cm. (3.27 inches).
WEIGHT: 146 grams
CONDITION: Excellent, perfect in every way suitable for display or use.