A large harlequin set of German .800 silver cutlery

Estimate: $2,500 - $3,000

Lot Description

A large harlequin set of German .800 silver cutlery, mainly two patterns and including 12 of the following; dessert spoons, dessert forks, cake spoons, fish knives, fish forks, teaspoons, coffee spoons, fruit knives and forks, dinner knives, luncheon knives; 11 cake spoons & table forks; butter knives and rests (6), cake forks (5), pairs: salad server, pickle forks, fish servers with gilded blades; serving utensils (4), serving spoon, butter knife, cheese knife, baby pusher and odd dessert fork. Weight (solid items only) 4315gm. (excludes filled silver handled utensils). Contained in seven drawer cutlery cabinet, the bottom drawer with collection of oddments, including cutlery, candelabra capitals and drip trays etc. Provenance: Originally belonging to Benjamin David Magnus born Hamburg died 1942 in Terezín concentration camp, Czechoslovakia. See additional photos.