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Mid Century Modern Sterling Silver Gravy Bowl & Spoon
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Elegant Juventino Lopez Reyes, Mexican Sterling silver dish and spoon with swan characteristics. Reyes founded a silversmith company in Mexico in 1935 and became most popular for his superb modernist designs. The spoon is truly unique, with the neck of the swam being the handle and the face, and rendered eyes and bill at the end. The body of the swan is the bowl of the spoon, which has a nice curve to it to resemble the body of the bird. The complementary bowl has a similar integration of both organic and minimal designs; it is raised by an oval base and has a flat square projecting from the oval bowl of the dish to hold onto. The dish and spoon are perfect for serving a sauce, or gravy, and also make a beautiful and original addition to a silver collection. The bowl measures 8 inches wide and is 1-3/4 inches tall, and weighs 234 grams. The spoon spans 7-1/2 inches and weighs 113 grams, a total of 11 troy ounces. Markers marks are found under the flat square silver handle, along with sterling silver marks and Mexico mark. The spoon also has makers marks and silver marks on the bottom of the handle. This is a rare and wonderful Mid-Century Modern silver piece.

Please note that this lot has a confidential reserve. When you leave a bid in advance of the auction, submit your maximum. Jasper52 will bid on your behalf as much as necessary to ensure that you meet the reserve price or that you remain in the lead, up to your maximum. The bidder who has submitted the highest bid wins the lot, provided the bid exceeds the reserve price.

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  • Location: This item ships from California

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    Mid Century Modern Sterling Silver Gravy Bowl & Spoon

    Estimate $450 - $500
    Oct 01, 2017
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    Starting Price $1
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    0058: Mid Century Modern Sterling Silver Gravy Bowl & Spoon
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    Est. $450 - $500Starting Price $1
    American, European, and Continental Silver
    Oct 01, 2017 5:00 PM EDT
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    Lot 0058 Details
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    Elegant Juventino Lopez Reyes, Mexican Sterling silver dish and spoon with swan characteristics. Reyes founded a silversmith company in Mexico in 1935 and became most popular for his superb modernist designs. The spoon is truly unique, with the neck of the swam being the handle and the face, and rendered eyes and bill at the end. The body of the swan is the bowl of the spoon, which has a nice curve to it to resemble the body of the bird. The complementary bowl has a similar integration of both organic and minimal designs; it is raised by an oval base and has a flat square projecting from the oval bowl of the dish to hold onto. The dish and spoon are perfect for serving a sauce, or gravy, and also make a beautiful and original addition to a silver collection. The bowl measures 8 inches wide and is 1-3/4 inches tall, and weighs 234 grams. The spoon spans 7-1/2 inches and weighs 113 grams, a total of 11 troy ounces. Markers marks are found under the flat square silver handle, along with sterling silver marks and Mexico mark. The spoon also has makers marks and silver marks on the bottom of the handle. This is a rare and wonderful Mid-Century Modern silver piece.

    Please note that this lot has a confidential reserve. When you leave a bid in advance of the auction, submit your maximum. Jasper52 will bid on your behalf as much as necessary to ensure that you meet the reserve price or that you remain in the lead, up to your maximum. The bidder who has submitted the highest bid wins the lot, provided the bid exceeds the reserve price.

    Shipping:
  • Domestic: Flat-rate of $14.95 to anywhere within the contiguous U.S.
  • International: Foreign shipping rates are determined by destination.
  • Location: This item ships from California

    Authenticity:
    Photos, descriptions, and estimates were prepared with the utmost care by a fully certified expert and appraiser. All items in this sale are guaranteed authentic. Please contact us if there is a misrepresentation so that the item can be returned.

    Your purchase is protected:
    In the rare event that your purchase from this auction does not meet your expectations, Jasper52 specialists are here to help. If the item did not conform to the lot description in the sale, U.S. buyers may return the item for a full refund provided you notify Jasper52 within 5 days of receiving the item.
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