An exceptional set of plique-a-jour spoons. This set of six silver-gilt spoons were made by the Norwegian Marius Hammer, in Bergen, between 180and 1890. Plique-a-jour enamel is see through and means a peep of daylight. Each of the spoons has on the finial, a gentian, holly and a red berry. This is set at the head of the spoon on a ropework handle. The bowls of the spoons are delicately made and each has the initials of the maker and grade of silver, to the back of the spoon. Nestled in their original silk case, it is possible to imagine these were given as a Christmas gift. Appealing to collectors of spoons and enamels alike, thes spoons are in excellent order and presented in their original leather and silk case.
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