V. C. Dub
FLATWARE SERVICE FOR 12
Manufacturer: Vincenz Carl Dub
Date: Vienna circa 1920
Measurements: H 29,5 x W 61 x D 47 cm
Signature: Case with imprinting: “V.C. Dub Silberwaaren Fabrik Wien VII. Zieglergasse No. 65”, masters mark „VCD 800“, 800 silver
Description: Original oak wood case with four drawers, 214 pieces: 12 knives, 12 spoons, 12 forks, 12 appetizer knives, 12 appetizer forks, 12 fish knives, 12 fish forks, 12 fruit knives, 12 fruit forks, 12 crab knives, 12 crab forks, 12 coffee spoons, 12 mocha spoons, 12 compote spoons, 12 ice spoons, 1 cake server, 1 ice paddle, 4 ragout serving spoons, 1 soup ladle, 2 compote serving spoons, 1 sugar tongs, 2 petite four presenters, 2 asparagus tongs, 6 lobster tongs, 2 ham serving forks, 2 sauce ladles, 1 tea strainer, 1 sugar sprinkler spoon, 2 salad serving spoons, 2 salad serving forks, 1 fish serving knife, 1 fish serving fork, 2 meat serving forks.
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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