ART DECO SILVER FLATWARE SERVICE
Date: Hungary/Austria, around 1930
Material: Silver, total weight: 5662 g
Measurements: Canteen with leather lining H 13 x W 75 x D 44 cm
Signature: hallmarked: Austrian and Hungarian Diana head mark (800 silver), different master marks (clover for Sturm; K; SR; P; WGY; NM; ML; WN)
Description: 128 pieces for 12 people: 12 large table forks, 12 large table knives, 12 small table forks, 12 small table knives, 12 dessert forks, 12 dessert knives, 12 table spoons, 12 coffee spoons, 12 Mocca spoons, 12 ice spoons, 1 soup ladle, 1 small ladle, 1 serving spoon, 1 fish server, 1 cake server, 1 ice server, 1 carving fork, 1 hors d’oeuvre fork.
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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