Hanau Germany 800 standard silver large Monkey or Marriage spoons, pair, by Wolf and Knell, c,1890.
One spoon features a young man holding a rabbit over his most interested hunting dog, the other a young woman holding two fish and a flower basket.
Both have ornate, open work rounded, triangular bowls with floral, foliate and bird decorations and cast floral an scroll handles with the requisite hooks.
Unusual in this size, each is 7 7/8" long and the pair weigh a total of 137 grams or 4.4 ozs. Troy.
The soft, warm, original finish is present, with no buffing or machine polishing.
The excellent original condition and clear, crisp detail, with no monograms, removals, repairs or alterations, make this an especially attractive offering.
The price is for both spoons.
Item ID: r2471