ANTIQUE 19thC IMPERIAL RUSSIAN SOLID SILVER CUTLERY SET, GUSTAV KLINGERT c1898

ANTIQUE 19thC IMPERIAL RUSSIAN SOLID SILVER CUTLERY SET, GUSTAV KLINGERT c1898

19,995.00

REFERENCE NUMBER: A2884
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DESCRIPTION

Antique late-19th / early-20th Century Imperial Russian Solid Silver 12 persons flatware cutlery set, comprising of 12 dinner forks, 12 dinner spoons, 12 dinner knives, 12 dessert spoons, 12 first course or dessert forks, 12 first course or dessert knives, soup ladle, meat carving set and fish serving set. All the knives have a stainless steel blade and filled handles, as always the case.

The impressive and magnificent set features a stunning and decorative Rococo design, each handle embellished with scrolls, foliage and shell-shaped top.

The set comes in the wooden fitted box.

Each part is Hallmarked Russian silver (84 for 875 standard), Moscow, year 1896-1908, Maker's mark in Cyrillic for Gustav Kingert, one of the most important and renowned silversmiths of all time. The firm, also known for its enamelled items, was founded in 1865 and had 55 emplyees until it closed in 1917. The firm exhibited at a number of international expositions, including the Chicago World fair of 1893.

CONDITION

In Great condition - No damage, just general wear.

DINNER FORK SIZE

Legth (each):  21.7cm

Width (each):  2.8cm

Total Weight:  1060g

DINNER SPOON SIZE

Legth (each):  21.8cm

Width (each):  4.7cm

Total Weight:  1220g

DINNER KNIVES SIZE

Legth (each):  25.6cm

Width (each):  2cm

Total Weight: 1130g

DESSERT FORK SIZE

Legth (each):  18.5cm

Width (each):  2.4cm

Total Weight:  600g

DESSERT SPOON SIZE

Legth (each):  18.3cm

Width (each):  3.7cm

Total Weight:  745g

DESSERT KNIVES SIZE

Legth (each):  22.3cm

Width (each):  2.1cm

Total Weight:  850g

SOUP LADLE SIZE

Legth:  31.3cm

Width:  8.2cm

Weight:  275g

FISH SERVING KNIFE SIZE

Legth:  33.7cm

Width:  8cm

Weight:  180g

FISH SERVING FORK SIZE

Legth:  20cm

Width:  4cm

Weight:  70g

PICKLE FORK SIZE

Legth:  20cm

Width:  2.3cm

Weight:  50g 

CARVING FORK SIZE

Legth:  27.5cm

Width:  2.7cm 

CARVING KNIFE SIZE

Legth:  30.6cm

Width:  3.5cm