J. C. Klinkosch
FLATWARE SERVICE FOR 12
Manufacturer: Josef Carl Klinkosch (1822 Wien – 1888 Wien)
Date: Vienna ca. 1870
Material: silver with Hungarian Diana head hallmark (for 800 silver)
Measurements: original case with suede cover (H 36 x W 70 x D 51 cm)
Signature: masters mark of Klinkosch
Description: 4 drawers with 190 pieces for 12: 12 forks, 12 knives, 12 appetizer forks, 12 appetizer knives, 12 fish forks, 12 fish knives, 12 sandwich knives, 12 spoons, 12 appetizer spoons, 12 coffee spoons, 12 egg spoons, 12 mocha spoons, 12 ice spoons, 6 salt spoons, 6 salt cellars, 4 toothpick holder, 1 soup ladle, 2 ragout serving spoons, 2 sauce spoons, 1 top spoon, 1 fish paddle, 1 fish serving knife, 1 fish serving fork, 1 ice paddle, 1 compote serving spoon, 2 meat serving forks, 2 salad serving forks, 1 butter knife, 1 cheese knife, 1 sugar sprinkler spoon.
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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