J. C. Klinkosch
FLATWARE SERVICE FOR 12
Manufacturer: Josef Carl Klinkosch (1822 Wien – 1888 Wien)
Date: Vienna ca. 1870
Material: silver with Austrian Diana head hallmark (for 800 silver)
Measurements: original case with deer leather lining
Signature: master mark of J.C. Klinkosch
Description: 4 trays with 177 pieces for 12: 24 table forks, 24 table knives, 12 appetizer forks, 12 appetizer knives, 12 fruit knives, 12 table spoons, 12 appetizer spoons, 12 coffee spoons, 12 mocca spoons, 12 ice spoons, 6 salt spoons, 6 salt cellars, 1 soup ladle, 1 milk ladle, 2 sauce ladles, 2 serving spoons, 2 ragout serving spoons, 2 meat serving forks, 1 fish serving knife, 1 fish serving fork, 1 asparagus tongues, 1 ice serving spoon, 1 salad serving fork, 1 salad serving spoon, 1 butter knife, 1 cheese knife, 1 sugar tongues, 1 sugar sifter
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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