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    Sale 7441

    Important Silver

    29 November 2007, London, King Street

  • Lot 645

    A PAIR OF GERMAN SILVER-GILT MOUNTED MUSTARD-CRUETS AND FOUR CONDIMENT-SPOONS

    MARK OF GEBRÜDER FRIEDLÄNDER, BERLIN, CIRCA 1900, ONE SPOON WITH MARK OF HERMANN JULIUS WILM

    Price Realised  

    A PAIR OF GERMAN SILVER-GILT MOUNTED MUSTARD-CRUETS AND FOUR CONDIMENT-SPOONS
    MARK OF GEBRÜDER FRIEDLÄNDER, BERLIN, CIRCA 1900, ONE SPOON WITH MARK OF HERMANN JULIUS WILM
    Each shaped oval base on four scroll feet, the border chased at intervals with crowned eagles, the stem with reeded support and Prussian eagle handle, each with two fluted silver-mounted glass jars with Royal Prussian crown finials, the base engraved with 'WR' monogram with Royal Prussian crown above, marked on bases and collars, one collar unmarked, the bases also engraved with scratchweight and date '625 Gr. 1905' and '625 Gr. 1905'
    9½ in. (24.2 cm.) high
    The stands and spoons 31 oz. (969 gr.)
    The crown and monogram are those of Emperor Wilhelm II (1859-1941)


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    Provenance

    Silver, Porcelain and Glass from the Royal Prussian Collection; Christie's London, 31 October and 1 November 2002, lot 827