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Antique German Silver Gilt and Mother-of-Pearl Dessert Service


An exceptional, fine and impressive antique German 800 standard silver gilt and mother-of-pearl handled dessert service for 24 persons - boxed; part of our continental silverware collection. This exceptional antique German silver gilt dessert service for 24 persons consist of 24 knives and 24 forks and 24 spoons The blades of the knives have a broad incurved shaped form, each ornamented with an impressive engraved simplified leaf design; these knives are a combination of two sizes. The anterior and posterior surface of the shaft of each spoon and fork is embellished with engraved tapering panel of ribbed decoration. Each fork is further ornamented with a pierced decorated heart to the drop, encompassed with a continuation of engraved decoration from the shaft. The reverse of the spoon bowl is ornamented with a simplified engraved leaf decorated spray to the heel. Each piece is fitted with the original, Fine and impressive carved mother-of-pearl handle ornamented with an elaborate embossed leaf decorated terminal. The handles are further ornamented with embossed palmette style ornamentation to the upper portion of each handpiece, below a lobed ferrule. The surface of this German silver dessert flatware retains the original gilding. This fine dessert service is fitted to the original hinged oakwood box with two lift out trays and velvet lined interior. This antique presentation canteen box features a brass escutcheon and a vacant shield shaped cartouche to the cover. The hallmarks struck to this impressive service include: Maker's mark: Icon for Bruckmann & Söhne Silver quality/purity mark: 800 (800/1000, 800 standard) National mark: Crescent moon and crown Dimensions Knife (larger) 19.3cm/7.6" Knife 18.5cm/7.3" Fork 18.9cm/7.4" Spoon 19.5cm/7.7" Maker: Bruckmann & Söhne Date: circa 1910 Origin: Heilbronn, Germany.   Video: A video of this fine piece is available upon request. Reflections in photography may detract from the true representation of this piece of antique silverware.


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    Excellent. This antique German silver dessert flatware set is an exceptional gauge of silver, exceptional quality and in exceptional condition. The German hallmarks struck to the reverse of each piece are all clear in keeping with age..
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    H 1 in. x W 1 in. x D 1 in.

    H 2.54 cm x W 2.54 cm x D 2.54 cm

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    Jesmond, GB
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    Set of 72
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