Markings: Marked with a Lion Passant marking as well as a key marking over the lion passant marking in the bowl of the spoon, Tested, and Guaranteed. Item Measurements: The spoon measures 7.5" in length and the bowl measures 1.90" at its widest. The handle measures 0.75 wide.Collectible Type: Huge Serving Spoon. Men's or Women's: Unisex. This lovely spoon was made in Denmark, and features two different Medieval scenes. The bowl of the spoon features two Dutch farmers working in a field, accompanied by a cow. The bowl of the spoon is marked with a lion passant mark with a key assay mark intersecting it, which indicates that this item was marked for export.
A heavy tarnish on the sterling silver gives this piece an antique quality which we believe is quite lovely. The price has been reduced to reflect this. This listing is for the item only.
The Victorian era took place from the year 1836 to the year 1901, which was the span of Queen Victorias reign. Queen Victorias style was undoubtedly influential on the fashions of her country and ultimately led to three distinct jewelry trends emerging from the era. The first of these three styles was the Romantic period. The Romantic period was impacted by the Georgian period, which preceded it. The second period was the Grand period, which was primarily defined by mourning jewelry and the trends surrounding it.
The final period was the Aesthetic period. The Aesthetic period was more lighthearted and airy than the previous periods and focused on aesthetic beauty and joy.
This era features floral, natural, and feminine motifs, and utilized chased gold designs, enamel, and seed pearls. The item "Antique Vintage Victorian Sterling 833 Silver Dutch Medieval Scene Serving Spoon" is in sale since Sunday, October 13, 2019. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Decorative Collectibles\Spoons". The seller is "abeautifultimeco" and is located in Fort Collins, Colorado.This item can be shipped worldwide.