English & Continental Porcelain, Glass & Silver Overlay
Stock Number: – OWA3114
Date: – Circa: 1930s
Materials: German/Bavarian Porcelain & German Silver (Schwåbisch Gmünd)
Country of Origin: – Germany
Description: – An exceptionally detailed Burgundy ground vase decorated in the Schwåbisch Gmünd silver studios of Friedrich Spahr. The vase is adorned with a striking stylised floral display in thick silver overlay. The silver is further enhanced with detailed engraving.
Size: The vase is 28cm tall, 12.5cm across the rim and weighs 1010g.
Condition: – The vase is in very good condition without any chips, cracks, losses or restoration. There are some minor surface scratches to the silver after 90 years of cleaning and caring for the vase. A couple of scratches to the burgundy ground are left untouched.
History & Marks: – The base has the impressed Spahr 1000 mark.
For an Historical introduction to Silver Overlay click the link here https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Silver_overlay