Antique 1890s Cincinnati Ohio Juncta Juvant Decorative Spoon, Wrap Ring Size 8
Vintage Wrap Ring Size 8 made of Solid Sterling Silver, Antique 1890s Cincinnati Ohio Juncta Juvant Decorative Spoon, AJ Plaut Spoon Ring Made In USA
Ring Size 8 / Top 13mm / Band 5mm / Weight 11 grams / All Dimensions are approximate
Cincinnati A & J Plaut Sterling Silver Souvenir Spoon Juncta Juvant. The spoon itself is very rare and a very expensive item that is sold usually in no less than $100 USD. The ring is made with the handler, solid sterling and impressively detailed crafted. A & J Plaut were a retailer in Cincinnati, Ohio in the late 1890's, so it is likely that the spoon were made by a larger name silversmith (like Whiting) and retailed in this store. I know that Plaut sold a lot of Whiting's Lily of the Valley pattern along with some other makers.
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