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A set of ten Meissen porcelain-handled silver-gilt-mounted knifes and forks
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A set of ten Meissen porcelain-handled silver-gilt-mounted knifes and forks

1731-1733, THE CONTEMPORARY SILVER-GILT FORKS IMPRESSED WITH UNIDENTIFIED MAKER'S MARKS I E M IN HEART-SHAPED SHIELD, AUGSBURG

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A set of ten Meissen porcelain-handled silver-gilt-mounted knifes and forks
1731-1733, the contemporary silver-gilt forks impressed with unidentified maker's marks I E M in heart-shaped shield, Augsburg
The blue and white handles decorated with pendentifs motifs, further enhanced with enamels in red, green and yellow depicting stylised flowers, mounted to the extremity with embossed ornaments, the middle section embossed with a griffin and a long-tailed deer within foliage, the knifes with steel blades
The knifes 20.5 cm. wide, the forks 18.8 cm. wide (20)
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