J. C. Klinkosch
FLATWARE SERVICE FOR 12
Manufacturer: Josef Carl von Klinkosch (1822 Vienna – 1888 Vienna)
Date: Vienna ca. 1880
Material: Silver, marked with Diana head (800 silver), master mark “JCK” and the coat of arms punch (purveyor of the royal court in Vienna)
Measurements: D 59 x W 44 x H 38 cm
Description: Original oak canteen with dear leather lining, 256 pieces in 5 drawers for 12 people: 24 table knives, 24 table forks, 12 dessert knives, 12 dessert forks, 12 fish knives, 12 fish forks, 12 lobster knives, 12 lobster forks, 12 fruit knives, 12 fruit forks, 12 hors d’ouvre knives, 12 hors d’ouvre forks, 12 table spoons, 12 coffee spoons, 12 mocca spoons, 12 ice cream spoons, 12 compote spoons, 12 cream spoons, 4 salt spoons, 4 salt cellars, 1 asparagus tongs, 1 salad spoon, 1 salad fork, 2 ham serving forks, 2 ice cream serving spoons, 1 compote serving 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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