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Anton Michelsen Gilded Silver and Enamel Christmas Fork and Spoon Set, 1976

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A Danish gilded sterling silver and enamel Christmas fork and spoon set from Anton Michelsen of Copenhagen, Denmark. Gudmund Olsen (1913-1985) created this "Snow Crystal" design exclusively for the holiday season of 1976. The solid silver set is gold plated and decorated with colorful enamel work in two shades of blue over a red heart. The pieces come from the collection and estate of the late American actress and singer, Rose Marie. Very good vintage condition with spots of tarnish and some light wear to the gilt surfaces. Spoon: 6.38 in. L and weighing 1.62 oz / 45.8 grams / 29.45 dwt. Marked on reverse: 925S [925 sterling silver standard] / 1976 / A. MICHELSEN STERLING DANMARK / Gudmund Olsen / JUL / 1976. Fork: 6.38 in. L and weighing 1.60 oz / 45.5 grams / 29.26 dwt. Marked on reverse: 925S [925 sterling silver standard] / 1976 / A. MICHELSEN STERLING DANMARK / Gudmund Olsen / JUL / 1976. Anton Michelson (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

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  • Dimensions
    H 6.38 in. x W 1.5 in. x D .75 in.H 16.21 cm x W 3.81 cm x D 1.91 cm
  • Seller Location
    Los Angeles, CA
  • Seller Reference Number
    AHK1605Md
  • Sold As
    Set of 2
  • Reference Number
    LU1892312574251
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