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Cape Silver Konfyt Forks (Pair) - Christiaan Kruger
Reference: S1654
Period: George III
Year: Circa 1780
Silversmith: Christiaan Kruger
Place: Cape
Price: $ 740.00
Weight: 28 grams
Dimensions: 14.7 cm
Condition: Excellent.

Description: A lovely pair of Cape Silver Konfyt (Preserve) forks, made by Christiaan Kruger circa 1780. The forks are 3 pronged, indicating its early age, and have pointed terminals. They have typical Cape engraving, with a double banded wavy prick engraved border, and attractive star on terminal, above original initials IK. Both forks are struck with makers mark CK (Welz mark 61), one of the marks has been double struck. Kruger was born in the Cape in 1761, and apprenticed in 1773. He married Hester de Villiers in 1784.
Cape Silver Konfyt Forks (Pair) - Christiaan Kruger
Cape silver konfyt forks - Christiaan Kruger

Cape Silver Konfyt Forks (Pair) - Christiaan Kruger
Cape silver decoration - Star, IK

Cape Silver Konfyt Forks (Pair) - Christiaan Kruger
Cape silver 3 pronged tines

Cape Silver Konfyt Forks (Pair) - Christiaan Kruger
Cape silver hallmarks - Christiaan Kruger

Cape Silver Konfyt Forks (Pair) - Christiaan Kruger
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