The pieces of this exceptional, antique straight* German silver flatware set for ten persons have been crafted in the Fiddle Thread and Shell pattern.
The surface of each handle is embellished with a paralleling thread decorated border accented with a shell design to the terminal and reverse of each bowl.
The posterior surface of each fork and spoon terminal are ornamented with a contemporary bright cut engraved monogram initials 'GI'.
This continental flatware service consists of 64 pieces:
- Basic Service:
- 10 Table forks
- 10 Table spoons
- 10 Dessert forks
- 10 Dessert spoons
- 10 Teaspoons
- 10 Egg spoons
- Additional Pieces:
- 4 Serving spoons
The hallmarks struck to each component of this antique service consists of:
Maker's mark: Hesse/berg (Hessenberg)
Silver quality/purity mark: .800 (800/1000)
National mark: Crescent moon and crown
This antique silver service can be purchased with knives if so desired, either a traditional Thread and Shell pattern or Fiddle Thread and Shell pattern can be arranged; for further information please contact Andrew Campbell directly.
This antique flatware service is supplied in felt cutlery rolls; which not only protect the items in storage but significantly reduces tarnishing.
* "Straight" means all the pieces are made by the same maker in the same year.
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