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1978 Anton Michelsen Gilded Silver and Enamel Christmas Fork and Spoon Set

$225per set
$295per set23% Off

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A Danish gilt sterling silver and enamel Christmas fork and spoon set from Anton Michelsen of Copenhagen, Denmark. Vibeke Alfelt (1934-1999) created this "Solstice" design exclusively for the holiday season of 1978. The solid silver set is gold plated and decorated with colorful enamel work in white, red, and blue. The pieces come from the collection and estate of the late American actress and singer, Rose Marie. Very good vintage condition with some light wear to the gilt surfaces. Spoon: 6.5 in. L and weighing 1.62 oz / 46 grams / 29.58 dwt. Marked on reverse: 925S [925 sterling silver standard] / 1978 / A. MICHELSEN STERLING DANMARK / Vibeke Alfelt / JUL / 1978. Fork: 6.5 in. L and weighing 1.55 oz / 44 grams / 28.29 dwt. Marked on reverse: 925S [925 sterling silver standard] / 1978 / A. MICHELSEN STERLING DANMARK / Vibeke Alfelt / JUL / 1978. Anton Michelsen (1809-77) was a pioneering Danish silver and goldsmith, establishing his own company in 1841. Michelsen was appointed Court Goldsmith and Maker of Orders in 1848. For four generations, the Michelsen firm was a leading and influential dynasty of gold and silversmiths, designing many jewelry and silver commissions for the Danish Royal Family. The company issued their first commemorative Christmas spoon in 1910 and commissioned a noted Danish artist to design a new Christmas set every year. Provenance: The Estate of American actress and singer, Rose Marie

Details

  • Creator
    Anton Michelsen (Manufacturer),Vibeke Alfelt (Designer)
  • Dimensions
    Height: 6.5 in (16.51 cm)Width: 1.5 in (3.81 cm)Depth: 0.75 in (1.91 cm)
  • Sold As
    Set of 2
  • Style
    Mid-Century Modern (Of the Period)
  • Materials and Techniques
  • Place of Origin
  • Period
  • Date of Manufacture
    1978
  • Condition
    Wear consistent with age and use. Very good vintage condition with some light wear to the gilt surfaces.
  • Seller Location
    Los Angeles, CA
  • Reference Number
    Seller: AHK1605Ma1stDibs: LU1892312573151

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