Fruit server, Antique silver wet fruit scoop - de Leeuw Den Bosch 1868 - .833 silver - Netherlands - 1868

Description
Fruit server, Antique silver wet fruit scoop - de Leeuw Den Bosch 1868 - .833 silver - Netherlands - 1868
Fair condition - heavily used & with possibly minor parts missing

Antique silver wet fruit scoop hand sawn openwork handle and bowl.
Entire scoop is engraved with volutes and garlands.
Length 19.5 cm.
Weight 31.2 grams

Beautifully marked.
Silver hallmark walking lion with 2 for 2nd grade content silver.
Year letter a Gothic i for 1868.
Master stamp in square contour FL underneath a 1 for Francis.
Jacob the Lion working between 1867 and 1879 in Den Bosch.
Tax mark Minerva head with K for Den Bosch.

Old repair on the back of the handle. Neatly done. Not visible on the front.

Lot details
Object
Antique silver wet fruit scoop - de Leeuw Den Bosch 1868, Fruit server
Material
.833 silver
Estimated Period
1868
Country of Origin
Netherlands
Condition
Fair condition - heavily used & with possibly minor parts missing
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