Cutlery set, Extensive silver 12-person cutlery with motif Haags Lofje in cassette / 195-pieces (195) - .833 silver - Gerritsen & Van Kempen - Netherlands - 1911 to 1931

Description
Cutlery set, Extensive silver 12-person cutlery with motif Haags Lofje in cassette / 195-pieces (195) - .833 silver - Gerritsen & Van Kempen - Netherlands - 1911 to 1931
Good condition - used with small signs of aging & blemishes - 9150 g

Exquisite extensive cutlery + serving cutlery of no less than 195-pieces, all matching with the very beautiful timeless pattern Haags Lofje.

The cutlery comes in a cassette (dimensions 50.5 cm. x 32.5 cm. x 23.5 cm.), it is not original and not all of it fits, but most of it can be stored within.

Consisting of:

- 12x dinner knives (blades are of stainless steel for functionality)
- 12x dinner forks
- 12x dinner spoons
- 12x knives
- 12x forks
- 10x spoons
- 12x fish knives
- 12x fish forks
- 12x cake forks
- 12x coffee spoons
- 10x teaspoons
- 11x fruit-breakfast knives (blade is also of silver)
- 12x butter knives
- 12x cocktail forks
- 6x dessert spoons

- soup ladle
- rice spoon
- 2x large serving spoons
- gravy / sauce ladle
- potato spoon
- vegetable spoon
- fish server
- fish fork
- 2-piece carving cutlery (blade + fork is of stainless steel, this for functionality)
- meat fork
- bread knife (blade is of stainless steel, this for the functionality)
- cake server
- whipped cream ladle
- custard spoon
+ 10x small serving cutlery


All pieces have complete hallmarks, all by the same manufacturer GVK = Gerritsen & Van Kempen, Minerva head B = Utrecht, walking lion and different year stamps, varying from 1911 to 1931
It was purchased over the years.


The cutlery is in used, but good condition.
It has signs of wear due to old age, which is inevitable after +/- 100 years.... but this certainly gives the charm and character of olden times.
Please take this into account while bidding, that this is an antique, used cutlery set, so not in new condition.

Specific signs of wear: the knives all have dents in the hilt, the dinner knives are slightly more used and 2 have a small tear in the hilt, even so on 1 smaller knife.
On 1 dinner knife, the hilt is slightly loose.
4 smaller knives have some space between the hilt and blade.
On the dinner forks, the HL pattern has become less visible due to polishing.
On the confiture spoon, the hook is missing from the back.
In my estimation, the cutlery has been polished in the past and this has left traces.

There is no wear on the prongs and spoons. The blades are also still fine.
The serving cutlery is slightly less used and looks fine.
The cassette is in good condition.



Total weight cutlery 9.15 kilos, included are the stainless steel blades, weight of the silver is +/- 8.3 kilos.
Total weight including cassette 18 kilograms.


Let the many attached photos give you a clear impression of this beautiful cutlery!
The photos are also a part of the description.



Collecting is preferred due to the high shipping costs in relation to the value and weight. Collecting is possible in Renkum (near Arnhem).
Delivery within The Netherland is also possible, this in consultation and for a rate which will be discussed.

Shipping abroad will be registered with extra insurance.
If shipping fees turn out lower, the excess amount will be reimbursed.
If they are higher, we will account for the extra cost (this also applies in The Netherlands)

Naturally, it will be packaged with great care.

Lot details
No. of items
195
Object
Cutlery set, Extensive silver 12-person cutlery with motif Haags Lofje in cassette / 195-pieces
Material
.833 silver
Designer/ Artist
Gerritsen & Van Kempen
Model/ Name
Haags Lofje
Estimated Period
1911 to 1931
Country of Origin
Netherlands
Condition
Good condition - used with small signs of aging & blemishes
Weight
9150 g
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