J. C. Klinkosch
FLATWARE SERVICE FOR 12
Manufacturer: Josef Carl von Klinkosch (1822 Vienna – 1888 Vienna)
Date: Vienna ca 1880
Material: leather lined canteen with interior dear leather lining
Silver hallmarked with Diana head (800) and master mark “JCK” (J.C. Klinkosch); monogrammed “EHB” (for Edward Hugessen, 1st Lord of Brabourne)
Measurements: H 20 x W 57 x D 33
Description: 163 pieces in 3 trays for 12 people:
24 table forks, 24 table knives, 12 dessert forks, 12 dessert knives, 12 fruit knives (with silver blades), 12 table spoons, 12 dessert spoons, 12 coffee spoons, 12 mocca spoons, 6 salt spoons
6 salt cellars, 1 soup ladle, 1 milk ladle, 2 sauce ladles, 2 gravy spoons, 2 meat serving forks, 2 asparagus tongues, 1 fish serving knife, 1 fish serving slice, 1 ivory salad fork, 1 ivory salad spoon, 1 butter knife, 1 cheese knife, 1 sugar tongues, 1 ice serving spoon, 1 sugar sifter
Provenance: Family Mountbatten of Burma
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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