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by bourgeoiswanderlust
Wed Aug 19, 2015 9:45 am
Forum: German Silver
Topic: Looking for more information on possible pre-1789 silver gravy boat
Replies: 6
Views: 2340

Re: Looking for more information on possible pre-1789 silver gravy boat

Joerg wrote:Hi

can you post close ups of the 7 busts? Then we can try to identify them.
Jörg


Thanks to everyone for the information. Here's the photo you requested.

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by bourgeoiswanderlust
Sun Aug 16, 2015 10:18 am
Forum: German Silver
Topic: Looking for more information on possible pre-1789 silver gravy boat
Replies: 6
Views: 2340

Looking for more information on possible pre-1789 silver gravy boat

I have what I believe to be a Paris made pre 1789 made gravy boat decorated with the bust of a nobel, perhaps King Louis XIV. Looking to properly date and find out more information about the item. The bottom of both pieces have the same marks. Thank you in advance for any help. I apologize for the l...
by bourgeoiswanderlust
Wed Jul 30, 2014 4:01 pm
Forum: German, French, Dutch, Russian, Scandinavian or Other - Single Image
Topic: Help identify this mark.
Replies: 5
Views: 7215

Re: Help identify this mark.

oel wrote:Thanks for the images, nice silver bowl, could you spell out the maker’s mark initials?
Perhaps other forum members will be able to tell you more.

Best,

Oel.


It's hard to decipher but it appears to be EW?

Thanks again.
by bourgeoiswanderlust
Wed Jul 30, 2014 1:51 pm
Forum: Mexican Silversmiths
Topic: New Eagle #20 Maker?
Replies: 12
Views: 12295

Re: New Eagle #20 Maker?

dognose wrote:Hi Bourgeoiswanderlust,

Welcome to the Forum.

Many thanks for sharing this example of the work of Plat Mex with us.

Trev.


Trev,

Thanks for the welcome and I look forward to being part of the community.
by bourgeoiswanderlust
Wed Jul 30, 2014 12:49 pm
Forum: Mexican Silversmiths
Topic: New Eagle #20 Maker?
Replies: 12
Views: 12295

Re: New Eagle #20 Maker?

Just wanted to share a small Plat Mex item I bought just the other day to this thread.

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by bourgeoiswanderlust
Wed Jul 30, 2014 12:14 pm
Forum: Mexican Silversmiths
Topic: Help with unknown frame maker marked "925" and "MV"
Replies: 2
Views: 1713

Re: Help with unknown frame maker marked "925" and "MV"

Good morning, In my limited experience I do not believe that this is Mexican. Have noticed a certain similarity in the floral pattern with the bowl you posted in European silver that Oel has identified as Portuguese. Please look for other marks then let's see what others have to say. Good luck in y...
by bourgeoiswanderlust
Wed Jul 30, 2014 8:37 am
Forum: Mexican Silversmiths
Topic: Help with unknown frame maker marked "925" and "MV"
Replies: 2
Views: 1713

Help with unknown frame maker marked "925" and "MV"

I recently acquired this frame marked "925" and "MV." I am guessing the piece is Mexican but please correct me if I'm wrong. Hoping someone here might know the artist. Thank you in advance. http://i.imgur.com/0colWv1l.jpg http://i.imgur.com/ILFKPZgl.jpg
by bourgeoiswanderlust
Wed Jul 30, 2014 7:59 am
Forum: German, French, Dutch, Russian, Scandinavian or Other - Single Image
Topic: Help identify this mark.
Replies: 5
Views: 7215

Re: Help identify this mark.

Hi welcome to the forum, I believe it to be Portuguese silver, this particular assay mark for the city of Porto also known as Oporto, used 1843/1853. The zig-zag line is made by the assayer to determine the silver fineness, I believe fineness could be above sterling standard (925/1000) and perhaps ...
by bourgeoiswanderlust
Tue Jul 29, 2014 8:06 pm
Forum: German, French, Dutch, Russian, Scandinavian or Other - Single Image
Topic: Help identify this mark.
Replies: 5
Views: 7215

Help identify this mark.

This is my first post. This is a great forum and I look forward to learning and contributing on here. I recently bought this bowl and I'm not even sure if it is sterling silver. Please let me know if any recognizes the mark and if it's even sterling silver. Thank you in advance. http://i.imgur.com/4...

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