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by Silver9251000
Mon Feb 10, 2020 12:15 pm
Forum: Other Countries
Topic: Need professional help. Silver? Silverplated jar carafe crystal decanter
Replies: 2
Views: 77

Re: Need professional help. Silver? Silverplated jar carafe crystal decanter

dognose wrote:Hi,

Wolfers Bros of Brussels.

As to why the German 'Moon and Crescent' mark is present, see here for the answer:

viewtopic.php?f=22&t=51822&p=161363&hilit=wolfers#p161363

Trev.

Thank you a lot.
by Silver9251000
Mon Feb 10, 2020 9:59 am
Forum: Other Countries
Topic: Need professional help. Silver? Silverplated jar carafe crystal decanter
Replies: 2
Views: 77

Need professional help. Silver? Silverplated jar carafe crystal decanter

Hello, need prof help. Can't identify hallmarks Chrystal and silver? jar or carafe, decanter with hallmarks: three stars 800 1000 and crown with moon. https://imagizer.imageshack.com/img921/3540/ULMnNH.jpg , https://imagizer.imageshack.com/img924/9225/YKLwEa.jpg , https://imagizer.imageshack.com/img...
by Silver9251000
Sun Aug 25, 2019 3:36 pm
Forum: Other Countries
Topic: Need professional help. Big silver vase or plate
Replies: 18
Views: 4598

Re: Need professional help. Big silver vase or plate

amena wrote:It is very unlikely that an Italian silversmith has the initials K Y, and even the style does not seem Italian. If I had to guess, I would say German. but it's just a guess.
Regards
Amena

I’ve found another bowl with same mark

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by Silver9251000
Wed Aug 21, 2019 6:53 pm
Forum: Other Countries
Topic: Need professional help. Big silver vase or plate
Replies: 18
Views: 4598

Re: Need professional help. Big silver vase or plate

Legs transferred from another object ? Examine the solder with the tip of a sharp needle.Soft tin lead solder will be scratched, hard solder is impossible to scratch. Hard solder is the proof of genuine manufacture because heating of the entire object is needed and then immersion into pickling acid...
by Silver9251000
Sat Aug 10, 2019 2:37 pm
Forum: Other Countries
Topic: Need professional help. Big silver vase or plate
Replies: 18
Views: 4598

Re: Need professional help. Big silver vase or plate

Bahner wrote:Hello, the marks do not ring a bell so my guess is as good as yours. Regards, Bahner

Maybe you can advise where should i search?)
by Silver9251000
Sat Aug 10, 2019 3:47 am
Forum: Other Countries
Topic: Need professional help. Big silver vase or plate
Replies: 18
Views: 4598

Re: Need professional help. Big silver vase or plate

Bahner wrote:Hello, the object is untypical for Hohmann so i do not think this is his product. Have no clue though, sorry. Regards, Bahner

Hello, thank you for your reply. Is this german mark?
by Silver9251000
Fri Aug 09, 2019 1:36 pm
Forum: Other Countries
Topic: Need professional help. Big silver vase or plate
Replies: 18
Views: 4598

Re: Need professional help. Big silver vase or plate

amena wrote:I did not find any Italian manufacturer from 1935 to 1970 called Spazza or Guai or Guaio or Gaio.
The funny thing is that in Italian " spazza guai" means sweeps away troubles.

Maybe this mark is dedicated to special event like wedding?
by Silver9251000
Fri Aug 09, 2019 1:35 pm
Forum: Other Countries
Topic: Need professional help. Big silver vase or plate
Replies: 18
Views: 4598

Re: Need professional help. Big silver vase or plate

Legs transferred from another object ? Examine the solder with the tip of a sharp needle.Soft tin lead solder will be scratched, hard solder is impossible to scratch. Hard solder is the proof of genuine manufacture because heating of the entire object is needed and then immersion into pickling acid...
by Silver9251000
Fri Aug 09, 2019 4:23 am
Forum: Other Countries
Topic: Need professional help. Big silver vase or plate
Replies: 18
Views: 4598

Re: Need professional help. Big silver vase or plate

I hate to drop in a complication, but because only the legs are marked in Italian and things can be mated, we might need Bahner's expertise to rule out a truncated version of the c.1920's-1940's mark of Karl Hohmann: https://www.925-1000.com/Fgerman_marks_a1884_4.html I don't know why a German make...
by Silver9251000
Thu Aug 08, 2019 4:45 pm
Forum: Other Countries
Topic: Need professional help. Big silver vase or plate
Replies: 18
Views: 4598

Re: Need professional help. Big silver vase or plate

Traintime wrote:Might start with "Unsanctioned Common Marks" section here: https://www.925-1000.com/Fitalian_marks_01.html

I read this but can’t find similar pieces of silversmith. To understand where and when it was made
by Silver9251000
Thu Aug 08, 2019 3:58 pm
Forum: Other Countries
Topic: Need professional help. Big silver vase or plate
Replies: 18
Views: 4598

Need professional help. Big silver vase or plate

Hello, friends. Need help to identify this piece of art silversmith. This big silver vase have only mark KH 800 And 2 words on 1 leg Spazza and on another side Gaio, I've check it is Italian words. The weight in 949 gramm. I have red a lot of information but didn't find such mark. Maybe someone know...

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