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Silver683 of 2954Can anyone interpret the silver mark or pattern on this tea strainer?My new purchase Large silver bowl & 2 silver cups maybe Danish?
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    Posted 4 years ago

    Efesgirl
    (1013 items)

    I don't know if this has a purpose or if it's just decoration. The dealer said, "It's no silver". Uh-huh. The tests for silver told me it is silver. The mark om the touch stone turned beet red, as did the metal when I put acid directly on it. It's not very large - only about 3/4 of an inch high. Put it in Multi-Category since I don't know what it is.
    I think that mark is a Squirrel. I know Switzerland uses the Squirrel on their gold items. Haven't yet found anything in regard to silver. Maybe one of you knows....

    Thanks for stopping by!
    Bonnie

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    1. shareurpassion shareurpassion, 4 years ago
      Interesting that's for sure... kind of looks like a skunk...a foo dog...a lion??? so many options. I want to know if your picture now is a Barbie??? That's one I've never seen. Love her though.
    2. Efesgirl Efesgirl, 4 years ago
      Hiya shareurpassion - no, not a Barbie doll. That is a signed chalkware sculpture, made in the 1980s. She's just a bit shy of 14 inches high. I saw her in a local resale shop and HAD to have her for the measly price of 7 bucks! I have her posted on my page.
    3. Caperkid, 4 years ago
      Looks like a game piece. Or maybe for on a battle map diorama thingy . And I'm not being picky but I think the ship is a Bark or a Brig. Might help in searching.
    4. Hel1 Hel1, 4 years ago
      On the site of Kikizilver there are several miniatures with a base plate like this.
      They call it "sigaretten dover" (Excuses for the Dutch words, I don't know how
      to translate it).

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