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Paul Rene Gauguin for Anton Michelsen Silver and Enamel Christmas Spoon, 1967

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A Danish sterling silver and enamel Christmas spoon from Anton Michelsen of Copenhagen, Denmark. Artist and sculptor Paul René Gauguin (1911-1976) created this "Splendor of Yule" design exclusively for the holiday season of 1967. The solid silver spoon is decorated with a luminous field of golden enamel work, depicting fir tree branches surmounted by a star. The spoon comes from the collection and estate of the late American actress and singer, Rose Marie. Very good vintage condition with light surface wear. The enamel is undamaged. The spoon measures 6.38 in. L and weighs 1.66 oz / 47.2 grams / 30.35 dwt. Marked on reverse: A MICHELSEN STERLING DANMARK / PAUL RENE GAUGUIN / JULEN / 1967. 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 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.

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