Flatware Service for 12
Manufacturer: Alexander Sturm (1851 Vienna – 1915 Vienna)
Date: ca. 1900
Measurement: H 57 x B 46 x T 30,5 cm
Description: Original canteen made of walnut with 4 drawers, 181 pieces: 12 knives, 12 spoons, 12 forks, 12 appetizer forks, 12 appetizer knives, 12 fish forks, 12 fish knives, 12 fruit knives, 12 fruit forks, 12 coffee spoons, 12 mocca spoons, 12 compote spoons, 12 ice cream spoons, 4 salt cellars, 4 salt spoons, 2 ham serving forks, 2 salad serving forks, 2 salad serving spoons, 1 cake server, 1 soup ladle, 1 meat fork, 1 fish fork, 1 fish serving knife, 1 gravy spoon, 1 compote serving spoon, 1 ice cream paddle, 1 cheese knife, 1 butter knife, 1 sauce ladle.
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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