Georg Adam Scheid’s Plique Spoons

Formed by Lost Wax Casting and Wirework

Georg Adam Scheid’s workshop mastered all of the enameling techniques and produced plique-à-jour spoons formed by both lost wax casting and wirework. Often, his spoons combined both techniques.

Scheid’s wirework typically involved heavy gauge wire which contrasts markedly with the finer wire used by Norwegian Jewelers. His lost wax castings are meticulously formed. Scheid spoons can often be recognized by his palette dominated by the primary colors in saturated hues.

Scheid’s designs are frequently stylized, though the first 6 in the lower row are explicit depictions of leaves and fruit.

Georg Adam Scheid's Plique Spoons

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