Antique German Silver Canteen of Cutlery for Ten Persons - image 1 of 12

An exceptional, fine and impressive antique German 800 standard silver straight fiddle, thread & shell pattern flatware service for ten persons; an addition to our flatware collection

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.

Condition
This German silver flatware set is an exceptional gauge of silver, exceptional quality and in exceptional presentation condition.
The German hallmarks struck to the reverse of each piece are all very clear. Please see images 9 and 10 for reference.

Reflections in photographs may detract from the true representation of this impressive example of antique German silverware.

Dimensions
Table fork 20.7cm/8.1"
Table spoon 21.5cm/8.5"
Dessert fork 17.5cm/6.9"
Dessert spoon 17.7cm/7"
Teaspoon 15.1cm/5.9"
Egg spoon 11cm/4.3"
Serving spoon 21.5cm/8.5"

Total Weight
112.1 troy ounces/3486g

Date: Circa 1910
Origin: Germany, Europe
Maker: Hessenberg

Video available upon request.

ITEM ID
A8231_
COLOR
Silver
ORIGIN
Germany • German
PURPOSE
Flatware
ITEM TYPE
Antique

AC Silver

Antique German Silver Canteen of Cutlery for Ten Persons

£3,245 GBP
~ $3,890


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