For your consideration is a nineteenth century boxed set of eight Dutch / Netherlands 0.833 standard spoons for use at tea time. 833 standard of silver is often referred to as Continental Silver. While not considered sterling silver, is contains 83.3% silver alloyed with other metals. This is a beautiful set which includes the wonderful wooden box as shown in the photographs. The set consists of one tea caddy spoon, one sugar spoon, and six demitasse spoons.
Each piece is fully hallmarked to include a maker's mark, lion passant with a'2' for silver standard. 833, the Minerva head is the duty mark, and the date mark for 1897. It is not common to find a spoon set with its original wooden box. This would make a great addition to the collection of European silver spoons or tea sets.
This set contains wear commensurate with use and age. Please review the photographs to form your opinion as to the condition. Size Of Tea Caddy Spoon. Before offering an item, we try our very best to find out as much information as possible about the item so we can give you accurate descriptions. Opinions on the condition can vary, depending on the person giving it.This is why we provide large, clear, and detailed photographs of the items. We will do our best to answer your questions in a timely manner. Most of the items we sell are antiques or vintage and have been used and enjoyed throughout the years. Most pieces will show signs of wear. This item is in the category "Antiques\Silver\Non-U. The seller is "falcons1987" and is located in this country: US. This item can be shipped to United States.