SILVER FLATWARE SERVICE
Date: Budapest ca. 1930
Material: Silver 7700 g
Measurements: H 34 x W 62 x D 46 cm
Signature: masters mark of ‘KK’, Diana head hallmark
Description: Mahogany canteen, 157 pieces for 12: drawer 1: 12 spoons, 12 forks, 12 knives, 3 salt cellars, 3 salt spoons, 2 ladles in different size; drawer 2: 12 fish forks, 12 fish knives, 2 fish presenter, 1 butter knife, 1 cheese knife, 1 sauce spoon, 2 meat serving forks, 2 serving forks; drawer 3: 12 appetizer forks, 12 appetizer knives, 12 pastry forks, 2 serving spoons, 2 salad serving sets; drawer 4: 12 coffee spoons, 12 mocha spoons, 12 ice spoons, 1 pie padle, 1 cake server, 1 sugar tongs, 1 ice padle.
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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