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Plique-à-jour Spoon
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Plique-à-jour Spoon

Description Conservation Provenance Credit
Description In plique-à-jour enameling, the metal base is either in a cage form or is pierced to make openings, which are then filled with enamel to create an effect similar to stained glass.

Treatment not needed. Marks on back of bowl identified. Maker is probably Georg Adam Scheid, Vienna. Likely dates are 1872-1911 based on maker's mark, small mark and Scheid's retirement date.

Date Description Narrative
4/05/2016ExaminationExamined for exhibition.
Provenance Mr. and Mrs. Leslie Legum, Baltimore; given to Walters Art Museum, 1989.
Credit Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Leslie Legum, 1989

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2nd half 19th century
silver gilding, plique-à-jour enamel
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H: 3 7/8 in. (9.8 cm)
Location Within Museum
Not On View


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