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Anton Michelsen Gilded Silver and Enamel 1971 Christmas Fork by Else Alfelt

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A Danish gilded sterling silver and enamel Christmas fork from Anton Michelsen of Copenhagen, Denmark. Else Alfelt created this "Golden Universe" design exclusively for the holiday season of 1971. The solid silver fork is gold plated and decorated with exceptional enamel work consisting of swirls of orange, purple, and green radiating outward from a white orb. The fork comes from the collection of the late American actress and singer, Rose Marie. Very good vintage condition with some minor wear to the gilt surface, measuring 6.25 in. L and weighing 1.54 oz / 43.7 grams / 28.10 dwt. Marked on reverse: 1971 / A. MICHELSEN STERLING DANMARK / Else Alfelt / JULEN / 1971. Anton Michelson (1809-77) was a pioneering Danish silver and goldsmith, establishing his own company in 1841. Michelsen was appointed Court Goldsmith and Maker of Orders in 1848. For four generations, the Michelsen firm was a leading and influential dynasty of gold and silversmiths, designing many jewelry and silver commissions for the Danish Royal Family. The company issued their first commemorative Christmas flatware in 1910 and commissioned a noted Danish artist to design a new Christmas set every year. Provenance: The Estate of American actress and singer, Rose Marie.

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