Shiebler 'Flora' Pattern Antique Sterling Silver Dessert Spoons, New York City, c. 1890's, set of 12
Great sets of dessert spoons are very hard to find. This set is in the rare Shiebler 'Flora' pattern which is quite striking. The stunning pattern covers the fronts of the handles and has beautiful details. The reverse is engraved with an original 'B' initial. Dessert spoons are also great to use as oval soup spoons.
Flora is one of Shiebler's most exciting designs first patented in 1889. Only made in small quantities, this multi-motif pattern features different cast and chased floral designs for the various pieces.
These rare spoons are marked with Shiebler's winged 'S' trademarks and 'STERLING/ PAT'D. 89'. They measure 7 inches long, weigh a hefty combined 20.30 troy ounces and are in excellent antique condition.