Shiebler "Diamond" Sterling Silver Preserve Spoon
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A pattern originated by John Polhamus, "Diamond" eventually became part of George Shiebler's stable of offerings.
This example is a 7" long, 1.2 T. oz., preserve spoon marked with Shiebler's "winged S," and the words "Sterling," and "Patent." It has a plum-shaped bowl, with a ribbed heel and midline leading to a slightly pointed tip. Finished in a bright gold wash on the front and a matte gold surface on the backside, the bowl interior is engraved in an aesthetic manner featuring fern fronds or grass leaves.
It is without a monogram or removal and in superb estate condition. The pattern detail remains crisp and well-defined. The bowl is free of nicks, dents, or burrs, and the engraving remains crisp.