Vintage Design Style German Sterling Silver Canteen of Cutlery for Six Persons
Vintage Design Style German Sterling Silver Canteen of Cutlery for Six Persons
Vintage Design Style German Sterling Silver Canteen of Cutlery for Six Persons
Vintage Design Style German Sterling Silver Canteen of Cutlery for Six Persons
Vintage Design Style German Sterling Silver Canteen of Cutlery for Six Persons
Vintage Design Style German Sterling Silver Canteen of Cutlery for Six Persons
Vintage Design Style German Sterling Silver Canteen of Cutlery for Six Persons
Vintage Design Style German Sterling Silver Canteen of Cutlery for Six Persons
Vintage Design Style German Sterling Silver Canteen of Cutlery for Six Persons
Vintage Design Style German Sterling Silver Canteen of Cutlery for Six Persons
Vintage Design Style German Sterling Silver Canteen of Cutlery for Six Persons
Vintage Design Style German Sterling Silver Canteen of Cutlery for Six Persons
Vintage Design Style German Sterling Silver Canteen of Cutlery for Six Persons
Vintage Design Style German Sterling Silver Canteen of Cutlery for Six Persons
Vintage Design Style German Sterling Silver Canteen of Cutlery for Six Persons

M. H. WILKENS & SÖHNE (worked from c.1900)

Vintage Design Style German Sterling Silver Canteen of Cutlery for Six Persons

c. 1960 Germany

Offered by AC Silver

£3,450 gbp
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The pieces of this exceptional vintage sterling silver flatware service for six persons have been crafted in the Design style.

The plain rounded handle of each piece is encompassed with a paralleling thread decorated border.

The original sterling silver forks have three tines/prongs.

This straight* vintage German cutlery set consists of 64 pieces:
Basic Service
6 Table knives
6 Table forks
6 Table spoons
6 Dessert knives
6 Dessert forks
6 Fruit knives
6 Fruit forks
6 Teaspoons
6 Coffee spoons
Additional Pieces
6 Ice-cream spoons
Pair of salad servers
Cake server
Serving spoon
The hallmarks to the fundamental pieces of this German cutlery set include:
Maker's mark: Wilkens, Icon for M. H. Wilkens & Söhne
Silver quality/purity mark: .925, sterling (925/1000)
National mark: Crescent moon and crown

The blade of each knife bears the maker's mark, in addition to the German word 'Rostfrei' which translates as 'Stainless'.

This vintage flatware service is supplied in felt cutlery rolls; which not only protect the items in storage but significantly reduce tarnishing.

* "Straight" means all the pieces are made by the same maker in the same year.

Dimensions

Table Knife 21.2cm/8.3"
Table fork 19.4cm/7.6"
Table spoon 19.7cm/7.8"
Dessert knife 19.5cm/7.7"
Dessert Fork 15.2cm/6"
Fruit knife 16.9cm/6.7"
Fruit Fork 14.3cm/5.6"
Teaspoon 14cm/5.5"
Coffee spoon 10.5cm/4.1"
Ice-cream spoon 13.6cm/5.4"
Salad server fork 20.1cm/7.9"
Salad server spoon 20cm/7.9"
Cake server 22.5cm/8.9"
Serving spoon 22.5cm/8.9"

Weight

55.4 troy ounces/1724g (excluding knives)


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Insurance cover is provided FREE OF CHARGE for items up to the value of £30,000.

All items are fully insured and sent at the risk of AC Silver.
This vintage German cutlery set is an exceptional gauge of silver, exceptional quality and in exceptional condition.
Each piece has been professionally polished and is in presentation condition.
The German hallmarks struck to the reverse of each piece are all very clear.

Reflections in photographs may detract from the true representation of this example of German silverware.
Maker: M. H. Wilkens & Söhne
Date: Circa 1960
Origin: Breman, Germany
Can be viewed at AC Silver’s Newcastle store, online at www.acsilver.co.uk. Please quote SALES CODE SKU A8353 when enquiring about the piece.
Complimentary insurance valuation with images and text is provided with your purchase
Dimensions
Weight 55.40oz t (1722.94g)
Stock Code
A8353
Medium
An exceptional, fine and impressive vintage German sterling silver straight flatware service for 6 persons, made in the Design style; an addition to our canteen of cutlery collection
Signed/Inscribed
The German hallmarks struck to the reverse of each piece are all very clear.
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