10 September 2009
A SET OF THREE AUSTRIAN SILVER ENTREE-DISHES AND COVERS
MARK OF J. C. KLINKOSCH, VIENNA, CIRCA 1890
Each tapering and on spreading foot, with palmette border and two handles, the covers with band of foliage and finial cast as a coat-of-arms below a coronet, the bases further engraved with a coat-of-arms below a coronet, each marked near handles and inside covers
10¾ in. (27.2 cm.) wide over handles
161 oz. (5,014 gr.)
The arms are those of Fould quartering Springer. (3)
Baron Eugéne Fould and his wife Mitzi, only daughter and heiress of Baron Gustav Springer, an Austro-Hungarian industrial magnate and by descent.
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Other pieces from the service from the estate of Baron Max Fould-Springer were sold Christie's Paris, 11 March 2003.
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