FLATWARE SERVICE FOR 12
Date: Austria-Hungary, ca. 1900
Material: Silver, with Diana head (800 silver), master mark with wheat spike (?), hallmark with bee (?), wooden case with deer leather lining and embossment „SCHICK GYULA ékszerész NYITRA“
Measurements: H 11,5 x W 74,5 x D 43 cm
Description: 107 pieces for 12: 12 table knives, 12 table forks, 12 dessert knives, 12 dessert forks, 12 tablespoons, 12 teaspoons, 12 mocha spoons, 4 salt spoons, 4 salt cellars, 1 soup ladle, 1 milk ladle, 1 gravy spoon, 12 knife rests.
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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