Dessert set (14) - .800 silver - Italy - Mid 20th century

Description
Dessert set (14) - .800 silver - Italy - Mid 20th century
Good condition - used with small signs of aging & blemishes - 500 g

A dessert cutlery set for12 people, including cake scoop and cake knife, 14 pieces in SILVER 800.
A dessert set in use in the 1940s/50s, complete with its original box.

12 Silver 800 forks.
1 Silver 800 cake shovel.
1 Silver 800 cake knife

Dating: mid-20th century.

Provenance: inherited from the seller’s grandmother.

Condition: used with tiny, almost invisible signs of ageing. It is a very old cutlery set, dating back tot he 1940s/50s. In some pieces the silver 800 hallmark is not clearly legible; the set, however, is in excellent condition, always kept in a showcase.

N.B. As shown in the last close-up pictures, the silver fineness hallmark 800 is partly legible, which confirms the product’s antiquity.

Fork dimensions: height 17 cm, length 17 cm, width 2 cm.
Cake shovel dimensions: height 27 cm, width 5 cm.
Cake Knife height 25 cm, length 25 cm.

The set only weighs about 500 grams, the overall weight with the whole case is 1.400 kg.

The set comes in its original condition, not polished.

Accurate proper packaging and tracked shipping via courier.

Lot details
No. of items
14
Object
Dessert set
Material
.800 silver
Estimated Period
Mid 20th century
Country of Origin
Italy
Condition
Good condition - used with small signs of aging & blemishes
Dimensions
27×5×27 cm
Weight
500 g
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