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Anton Michelsen Silver and Enamel 1968 Christmas Spoon by Henry Heerup

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A Danish sterling silver and enamel Christmas spoon from Anton Michelsen of Copenhagen, Denmark. Henry Heerup (1907-1993) created "A Mother's Heart" design exclusively for the holiday season of 1968. The solid silver spoon is decorated with exceptional enamel work consisting of an abstract vignette of a mother and child executed in red, green, blue and peach-pink fields of enamel. The fork comes from the collection of the late American actress and singer, Rose Marie. Very good vintage condition with some minor surface wear, measuring 6.25 in. L and weighing 1.61 oz / 45.7 grams / 29.39 dwt. Marked on reverse: A. MICHELSEN STERLING DANMARK / HEERUP / JUL / 1968. Anton Michelson (1809-1877) 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.

Details

  • Creator
    Anton Michelsen (Manufacturer),Henry Heerup (Designer)
  • Dimensions
    Height: 6.25 in. (15.88 cm)Width: 1.38 in. (3.51 cm)Depth: .75 in. (1.91 cm)
  • Style
    Mid-Century Modern (Of the Period)
  • Materials and Techniques
  • Place of Origin
  • Period
  • Date of Manufacture
    1968
  • Condition
    Wear consistent with age and use. a little tarnish and minor surface wear.
  • Seller Location
    Los Angeles, CA
  • Reference Number
    Seller: AHK1605Mq1stDibs: LU1892312753941

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    to anywhere in the world, arrives in 4-6 weeks.
    We recommend this shipping type based on item size, type and fragility.
    Ships From: Los Angeles, CA
  • Return Policy

    A return for this item may be initiated within 7 days of delivery.

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