Pair of 1817 danish silver spoons

Aug 31, 2020. 19:37 UTC
Pair of 1817 Danish silver spoons
Tracy
United States of America

Category
Silver cutlery

Acquired from
Other

For sale
Yes
Description

Pair of Danish silver spoons. 23cm in length. Hallmarks as shown. NE maker 94grams total. Three tower mark 1817 or 1811

Provenance

Unknown

Answered within 2 days
Sep 02, 13:37 UTC
By Sabrina Vinther

Fair Market Value

$50 - $80 USD

Insurance Value

$130 USD
What does this mean?

Thank you for contacting Mearto with your appraisal inquiry.

It is a beautiful pair of Danish silver spoons. Such antique silver spoons are being offered at auction on a regular basis.
The spoons were made in Copenhagen in 1817 (the marks are 17 not 11) and by maker Niels Ebbesen who worked as a silversmith from 1812-1847. He was a wellknown and good quality silversmith. You fairly often see spoons like this at auctions in Denmark and the price is therefore fairly low given the age.

The estimate provided is for a well-advertised specialised online silver auction, where I believe the silver spoons has the best chance of realising its fullest potential. However, there is no measurement for the sentimental value you might attach to the Danish silver spoons. Retail "asking prices" can be higher and vary.

Please let me know if you have any additional questions. I’m happy to help.
Thank you

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