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Portuguese Fish Flatware

Sale from Private Owner: Silver Purity: Solid Silver 833/1000 - Purpose: Vintage Portuguese Cutlery / Flatware Set for Fish, 24 pieces for 12 Persons in cardboard Flatware Chest - Art Deco Design - Dimensions: see list on description page - Maker & Age: handmade in Lisbon, Portugal in the 1920s - Condition: good, light wear from age and use, NO monogram - Assay Marks: Javali (Boer`s Head) for 830 Portuguese Silver and unidentified Makers Mark - Price (in Portugal): on request - shipment to outside of Portugal on request only

With a plain and modern variation of the Fiddle design this flatware shows the typical style of the early Art Deco period. This is a straight (= all items by the same maker and period), one-owner Set which has been carefully preserved. All parts of this Design Silverware were hand-made in Portugal backed by a Silver-Making Tradition since the Middle Age. While elsewhere in the first third of the 20th Century machine-made Silverware after older designs were flooding the markets Portuguese Silversmith continued to produce fine, handmade Silverware in the old-fashioned way.
Fish Flatware Set for 12 P.
Lisbon, Portugal, 1920s
* offered by Private Owner in Porto, Portugal *

The Payment is accepted by bank transfer or Cash on Collection.

This Set of 24 pieces for 12 Persons contains the following items:

12 Dinner Fish Forks (18 cm or 7 inch - Tines of forks are good and hardly used)
12 Dinner Fish Knifes (20,5 cm or 8 inch - light scratches, no dents - blades are from solid Silver as well)
1 old cardboard Storage Box for the complete Set - with dust and signs of use.

Weight of Silverware items is ca. 1160 gr (or 37 1/4 oz). These are heavy and sturdy items, eg. one fish knife weights 50 grams.

Art Deco Solid Silver Fish Set for 12 Persons with Cutlery Box - see description - Go back to the page Silver for Sale -

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Art Deco Silver Cutlery Set


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Fraun Bahner Silberbesteck

Any questions are welcome, please send your e-mail to: bais(at) to get in contact with the private owner.