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Lot 638 Dα

A Baroque silver folding fork

Auction 1220 - overview Cologne
19.05.2023, 10:00 - Silver Porcelain Faience
Estimate: 900 € - 1.200 €
Result: 2.016 € (incl. premium)

A Baroque silver folding fork

Two pronged fork with attached spoon. The four sided folding handle with a screw-mounted toothpick and small mascaron slider. L 13.5 cm, weight 26 g.
Maker's mark "MG", attributed to Arboga/Sweden, Melcher Graf, 1666 - 1690.

Provenance

Dutch private collection.

Literature

Cf. Jochen Amme, Historische Bestecke, Stuttgart 2002, no. 210, 280.