• Christie's Interiors auction at Christies

    Sale 5977

    Christie's Interiors

    20 October 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 43

    A NORWEGIAN SILVER-GILT SPOON

    UNMARKED, LATE 16TH/EARLY 17TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A NORWEGIAN SILVER-GILT SPOON
    UNMARKED, LATE 16TH/EARLY 17TH CENTURY
    The fig-shaped bowl engraved with the crucifixion depicting a chalice dependent from each of Christ's hands, the reverse with strap-work and flower-heads around a grotesque mask and with contemporary initials I.A S the stem with overlapping acanthus leaves and cherub mask finial, the stem terminating at front of the bowl in a mask
    6 in. (15.3 cm.) long
    approx. 1 oz. (31 gr.)


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