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Rare Cape Silver twisted stem konfyt fork and spoon (matching pair)
Reference: S1188
Period: George III
Year: Circa 1820
Silversmith: Jan Beyleveld
Place: Cape
Price: $ 440.00
Weight: 40 grams
Dimensions: 14,5 cm
Condition: Excellent

Description: A rare matching pair of twisted stem konfyt (preserve) fork and spoon, the fork having 3 prongs. They have spearhead handles, with typical Cape floral engraving, and very clear hallmarks. Similar forks and spoons are illustrated in Heller's History of Cape Silver (Vol 1, pg 148) and Welz's Cape Silver (pg 41). Byleveld worked from 53 Loop Street and 31 Waterkant Street from 1814 - 1827, when he died age 35.
Rare Cape Silver twisted stem konfyt fork and spoon (matching pair)
Twisted stem pair

Rare Cape Silver twisted stem konfyt fork and spoon (matching pair)
Engraving

Rare Cape Silver twisted stem konfyt fork and spoon (matching pair)
Spoon and fork detail

Rare Cape Silver twisted stem konfyt fork and spoon (matching pair)
Hallmark

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