FLATWARE SERVICE FOR 12
Date: Budapest ca 1920/30
Material: Wooden canteen with dear leather lining (37,5 x 58,5 x 12 cm) and embossment: “Henrik Schlesinger, Ékszererész Budapest VI. Váci körút 17.”
800 Silver hallmarked with Austro-Hungarian Diana head (1886 – 1922) and master mark “HA”, as well as Hungarian Diana head (1866-1937) with master mark “WGV” on the soup ladle and master mark “FA” on the serving tongue; weight: 4.480g
Description: 82 pieces in two trays for 12 people: 12 table knives, 12 table forks, 12 table spoons, 12 dessert knives, 12 dessert forks, 12 coffee spoons, 2 salt spoons, 2 salt cellars, 1 soup ladle, 1 milk ladle, 2 meat serving forks, 1 gravy spoon, 1 serving tongue
Silver has been an integral part of tableware since the 18th century. The noble as well as the bourgeoisie used it in the form of cutlery and crockery. In France, the Parisian goldsmith Jean Baptiste Claude Odiot can be mentioned, who received many prestigious orders from Emperor Napoleon I.
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