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Lot 0669
AN ASSEMBLED GROUP OF SIX AMERICAN AND GERMAN SILVER ENAMEL WARES, MARKED, 20TH CENTURY, comprising a German miniature Rococo Revival style enamel painting on silver easel, possibly Hanau, of triangular hinged strut form and minutely detailed, with a reticulated "C" scroll arched crest on splayed rope twist legs, centering a rectangular painting depicting a seated courting youth and maiden, fishing along the banks of a meandering stream, within a conforming frame, reversing to the hinged strut stamped with rectangular, "800" and city of Mainz Germany circular wheel mark, height: 4", width: 2"; a set of four Gorham enameled and silver gilt sterling demitasse spoons, each stamped, lion, anchor, "G" and "STERLING," "808," with a blue floral cluster enameled tip on a twist reeded stem ending in a ovoid bowl, length: 3 3/4"; a miniature American sterling silver and polychrome enameled salt dish, marked, 20th century, of circular form with a flat rim enclosing painted rose and leaf decoration, within "C" scroll trim, flanked by reticulated "C" scroll handles and centering a cobalt blue enameled bowl, raised on monopodiae, reversing to an underside stamped, "STERLING," under an illegible silversmith mark, height: 1", width: 3 1/2", depth: 2 1/2", an Italian small silverplated metal salt spoon, stamped, "ITALY," length: 1 1/4". (7 pieces)

Condition

The enamel painting on silver easel stand has normal tarnish with silver polish residue throughout. The Gorham spoons are in good shape with some expected areas of tarnish and light wear of gilding throuhgout. The salt dish has same normal tarnish and light buildup in crevices. Small salt spoon has areas of wear and a dulled finish with buildup throughout.

Simpson Galleries strongly encourages in-person inspection of items by the bidder. Statements by Simpson Galleries regarding the condition of objects are for guidance only and should not be relied upon as statements of fact and do not constitute a representation, warranty, or assumption of liability by Simpson Galleries. All lots offered are sold "AS IS."

Starting Bid

$175.00

Buyer's Premium

  • 24.5% up to $1,000,000.00
  • 24.5% above $1,000,000.00

AN ASSEMBLED GROUP OF SIX AMERICAN AND GERMAN SILVER

Estimate $350 - $550May 20, 2018