10 September 2009
AN AUSTRIAN SILVER TRAY
MARK OF J. C. KLINKOSCH, VIENNA, CIRCA 1890
Oval with two handles, engraved with a band of foliage and central cartouche with an engraved coat-of-arms, marked near handles
26½ in. (67 cm.) wide over handles
93 oz. (2,881 gr.)
The arms are those of Fould quartering Springer.
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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