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Anton Michelsen Sterling Silver and Enamel Christmas Fork and Spoon Set, 1966

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A Danish sterling silver and enamel Christmas fork and spoon set from Anton Michelsen of Copenhagen, Denmark. Silversmith Jorgen Dahlerup (1930-2015) designed the "Flight into Egypt" theme exclusively for the holiday season of 1966. The solid silver set is decorated with a vignette of Mary and the baby Jesus riding a donkey in shades of blue and black enamel. The pieces come from the collection and estate of the late American actress and singer, Rose Marie. Very good vintage condition with spots of tarnish and light surface wear. Spoon: 6.25 in. L and weighing 1.60 oz / 45.5 grams / 29.26 dwt. Marked on reverse: JUL / 1966 / A MICHELSEN STERLING DANMARK / "JD" cipher in an oval. Fork: 6.38 in. L and weighing 1.59 oz / 45 grams / 28.94 dwt. Marked on reverse: JUL / 1966 / A MICHELSEN STERLING DANMARK / "JD" cipher in an oval. 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 spoon 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),Jørgen Dahlerup (Designer)
  • Dimensions
    Height: 6.25 in. (15.88 cm)Width: 1.5 in. (3.81 cm)Depth: .75 in. (1.91 cm)
  • Sold As
    Set of 2
  • Style
    Mid-Century Modern (Of the Period)
  • Materials and Techniques
  • Place of Origin
  • Period
  • Date of Manufacture
    1966
  • Condition
    Wear consistent with age and use. spots of tarnish and light surface wear.
  • Seller Location
    Los Angeles, CA
  • Reference Number
    Seller: AHK1605Ml1stDibs: LU1892312755131

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    Ships From: Los Angeles, CA
  • Return Policy

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

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