ART DECO SILVER FLATWARE SERVICE
Date: Austria, around 1920
Material: silver, weight: 3606 g
Measurements: wooden case with deer leather lining: H 13,5 x W 64 x D 43,5 cm
Signature: Austrian Diana head hallmark (800 silver) and “KM” master mark
Description: 86 pieces for 6: 1 ragout server, 1 soup ladle, 1 gravy ladle, 1 serving spoon, 6 mocha spoons, 6 ice cream spoons, 6 teaspoons, 6 spoons, 1 ice cream server, 1 fish serving fork, 1 fish serving knife, 1 carving fork, 1 hors d´oeuvre fork, 1 butter server, 2 salt cellars, 2 salt spoons, 6 dessert forks, 6 dessert knives, 6 fish forks, 6 fish knives, 6 appetizer forks, 6 appetizer knives, 6 forks, 6 knives.
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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