Both are marked with a makers mark and a lion passant lozenge with a 2 for 833 fine silver; American standard sterling silver is 925, so there is slightly less silver in this alloy. These beautiful piece have an excellent high finish with only some minor dings and a slight bent in the wind-blades and the spoon has a great period engraved crest on the back with a bird in the center. This is a quality item for the silver collector of history and they make a great addition to almost any service or table setting.13 ¼ inches long, 3 1/8 inches wide across spoon bowl, 2 1/8 inches across for pan. 11.1 ounces on my postal scale or 315 grams. Makers mark & Lion passant in lozenge for 833 fine silver. Some minor dings, some slight bends, no monogram, a period engraved Shield on the back of the spoon, some light scratches from gentle use and care. This is my hobby and I do it for fun and a little spare cash. I describe my items to the best of my abilities. Please ask questions if there is anything in particular that you need to know. Stuff You Should Read About How We Do Business. We do not end auctions early for offers. All our auctions are no-reserve. We guarantee your satisfaction on all items we sell. If we have missed something, which does happen from time to time with the antique and vintage items we handle, we will always make it right. If you need help in any way or have questions we will do our best to assist you.
The item "Large Dutch Sterling Silver Spoon & Fork Serving Set w Figural Windmill Handle" is in sale since Sunday, October 02, 2016. This item is in the category "Antiques\Silver\Sterling Silver (.The seller is "lee2015" and is located in Minneapolis, Minnesota. This item can be shipped worldwide.