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Silver Cutlery Set for 12 People in Showcase by Wilkens & Sons Germany, ca 1900

$8,539.48per set

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Elegant cutlery set made of solid silver for twelve people, consisting of 74 parts, in wooden showcase. Date of manufactory: around 1900 Material: massive 800 silver Form type: 'Pearl rod Louis XVI': Finely strung pearl pattern as border decoration on the top and bottom of the cutlery, ancient Greek ornamental motif that experienced its renaissance in France under Louis XVI. Designed before 1900. Wooden Showcase: This silver cutlery set is kept in a sleek, glazed wood showcase. The surface is shellac hand-polished. At the top there is a viewing window, from the front the two drawers, which are perfectly equipped on the inside, can be opened with the button-shaped brass handles. The showcase stands on four feet. 74 Pieces in total: 1st drawer: 12 dinner knives / 12 dinner forks / 6 butter knives / 2 small serving knives / 2 small serving forks 2nd drawer: 12 dinner spoons / 12 dessert forks / 12 Coffee spoons / 2 small serving spoons / 2 cake server Total weight of all cutlery parts: ca. 3140 Gramms ca. 100.96 Troy OZ Dimensions of the Cabinet: Height: 19.5 cm / 7.67 inches Width: 58.0 cm / 22.83 inches Depth: 37.5 cm / 14.76 inches Marks / Hallmarks: crescent + crown - German imperial silver stamp from 1888 800 - Fineness WILKENS + screw press - Manufactory sign for 'Wilkens M.H. & Sons', Hemerling, near Bremen - Silver goods factory, founded in 1810 by Martin Heinrich Wilkens, a leading silver goods manufacturer in Germany at the end of the 19th century. Condition: excellent All silver parts are cleaned and polished, the cabinet has been shellac polished by hand, perfect interior fittings.
  • Creator:
    M.H. Wilkens & Söhne (Manufacturer)
  • Dimensions:
    Height: 7.68 in (19.5 cm)Width: 22.84 in (58 cm)Depth: 14.77 in (37.5 cm)
  • Sold As:
    Set of 74
  • Style:
    Art Nouveau (Of the Period)
  • Materials and Techniques:
  • Place of Origin:
  • Period:
    1900-1909
  • Date of Manufacture:
    circa 1900
  • Condition:
    All Silver parts are cleaned and polished, the cabinet has been shellac polished by hand, perfect interior fittings.
  • Seller Location:
    Vienna, AT
  • Reference Number:
    1stDibs: LU1014425153802

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