Large Swedish Sami Spoon by Gote Persson of Vilhelmina Lapland, date marked for 1944 and having the Vilhelmina Town Mark.
This extraordinary hand made and hammered spoon has an engraved and pierced handle with six large rings and a deep. elongated bow having an engraved Reindeer framed by geometric engraving.
Inscribed on the back of the handle : Minnie from Frederika 1941 - 1944, this extremely desirable Sami spoon is 7 1/2" long, weighing 66 grams or 21 ozs. Troy, having a bowl 3 1/4" long and 2 1/2" wide.
Inscribed as described above, the soft, warm, original finish is present, with no buffing or machine polishing.
The excellent original condition and clear detail, with no removals, repairs or alterations, make this an especially attractive offering.