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Antique German Silver Flatware Service
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German Silver Canteen of Cutlery for Twelve Persons - Antique Circa 1895

£4,950.00

An exceptional, fine and impressive antique German 800 standard silver flatware service for twelve persons; an addition to our flatware collection

SKU C5793

The pieces of this exceptional, fine and impressive antique German silver flatware service for twelve persons have been crafted in a variation of the Laurel and Ribbon pattern.


The anterior and posterior surfaces of each rococo inspired handle are embellished with scrolling floral and foliate ornamentation.


The anterior of each handle terminal is further ornamented with impressive scrolling decoration forming a cartouche; each cartouche is embellished with the impressive contemporary engraved monogram initials 'AJ'.


The posterior of each handle terminal is embellished with a contemporary engraved date.


The reverse of each bowl and the anterior of each neck are further ornamented with foliate motifs.


This German silver flatware service consists of 60 pieces:

Basic Service:
12 Table forks
12 Table spoons
12 Dessert forks
12 Dessert spoons
12 Teaspoons

The hallmarks struck to each component of this antique service with silver spoons. consists of:

Maker's mark: WILKENS

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; 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.


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Maker: M. H. Wilkens & Söhne

This German silver flatware service is an exceptional gauge of silver, exceptional quality and in exceptional presentation condition.

The impressive scrolling decoration is sharp.

The German hallmarks struck to the reverse of each piece are all very clear.


Reflections in photographs may detract from the true representation of these examples of antique silver cutlery.


Table fork 20.9cm/8.2"

Dessert fork 17.5cm/6.9"

Table spoon 21.5cm/8.5"

Dessert spoon 7.7cm/3"

Teaspoon 14.3cm/5.6"

93 troy ounces/2893g


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