SILVER FLATWARE SERVICE
Date: Hungary, around 1940
Material: silver, with Hungarian Diana head hallmark (800 silver) and “K” master mark, weight: 3,606 g
Measurements: case: H 11 x W 50 x D 35,2 cm
Signature: hallmark: “”Sziklai Márton, órás és ékszerész, Baja””
Description: 89 pieces for 12: 1 ragout server, 1 soup ladle, 1 milk ladle, 12 mocha spoons, 12 teaspoons, 12 appetizer forks, 12 spoons, 1 carving fork, 1 hors d´oeuvre fork, 12 appetizer knives, 12 forks, 12 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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