Group of Continental silver flatware including Dutch, Hanau, and Danish. 1st and 2nd items: Dutch .835 silver serving fork and spoon, the oversized handles each fashioned as a coat of arms supported by a tower of human faces and vines issuing from a pair of reclining classical goddess figures, the spoon with repousse scene of fishermen in a harbor, the fork with pierced cupid, mask and flowering urns. Both with Dutch second standard (.835) silver mark. Approx. 13 3/4" L. Mid to late 19th century. 3rd item: Serving spoon, French or Hanau silver, the handle with figural motif of St. George slaying a dragon, over a shaft with caryatid maiden holding a sword, the bowl chased with basket of fruit and flowers and cornucopia. Hallmarks, including crowned A, suggest French 18th century origin, but the style is more consistent with Hanau silver, late 19th century. 9 1/2"H. 4th item: Dutch .835 silver pastry server, the blade with repousse kitchen scene over a pierced tip with mask, bird, flower and floral design; the handle with bird, flower and vine design. Date marks for 1910-1911 and illegible maker's mark. 9"L. 5th item: Small spoon with shell shaped bowl and figural ship handle, marks for .925 and maker's mark B.H.M, other hallmarks illegible, likely Norweigan, 20th century. 5"L. 6th item: Silver sugar shovel / souvenir spoon for the Atomium, Brussels, Belgium, with repousse tavern scene to scoop, the handle with atom design and word ATOMIUM (constructed 1950s). Standard mark "1". 5"L. 7th item: Silver gilt and enameled demitasse spoon, marked 916 with illegible maker's mark, likely Norweigan, 20th century. 4 1/2"L. 8th through 11th items: 4 small gilt-silver demitasse spoons with leaf and bud form handles, assayer mark for Johannes Siggaard, 1932-1960. 3 1/2"L. 12 item: Small spoon with shell shaped bowl and pierced floral handle marked AMD .800, 4.75 oz troy. 13th and 14th items: Two Danish spoons, larger one with blossom design handle marked DelvHaandarlk, the smaller with openwork leaf design marked Frigast Sterling Demark, both second quarter 20th century. 4 1/2" to 5 1/2". 15th item: German silver tablespoon marked J. Lutz .800, 8 1/2"L. Combined weight, all items: 28.78 oz troy. Provenance: The Estate of Celia (Cece) Webb, Nashville, TN. CONDITION: All items very good condition with minor wear. Lutz spoon has name written back of bowl in marker.
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