DescriptionA German Silver-Plate Flatware Set in Presentation Chest and Table
Mark of WMF, Geislingen, Germany, Early Twentieth Century
The flatware set designed by William Fraser, with garlands to the handle includes a service for twelve of dinner knives, dinner forks, luncheon knives, luncheon forks, soup/dessert spoons, luncheon spoons, fish forks, fish knives, gilt demitasse spoons, gilt ice cream spoons, fruit knives, fruit forks, teaspoons, knife rests; plus thirteen serving pieces, a carving set, salad set with celluloid functional end and two open salts with salt spoons, all housed in an Art Nouveau wooden chest and table with silver-plate mounts, the wooden chest has name plates to the front of each drawer in Spanish, all flatware pieces hallmarked on the reverse
The dinner knife: 9.7in. long; The chest: 26.2in. wide x 15.2in. high x 15.2in. deep; The table: 29.2in. wide x 23.2in. high x 18.5in. deep
Estimate: $30,000 - $40,000.
Normal signs of wear as appropriate with age; one teaspoon is missing.
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