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A silver and silver-gilt flatware service, Model No. 4800
A silver and silver-gilt flatware service, Model No. 4800

DESIGNED BY PETER BEHRENS FOR M.J. RCKERT, MAINZ, 1900/1901

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A silver and silver-gilt flatware service, Model No. 4800
Designed by Peter Behrens for M.J. Rckert, Mainz, 1900/1901
Silver and gilt metal
Comprising:
6 Dinner Knives
6 Dinner Forks
6 Dinner Spoons
6 Dessert Knives
6 Dessert Forks
6 Cake Forks
6 Coffee Spoons
10in. (25.5cm.) length of Dinner Knife; 8¼in. (21cm.) length of Dessert Knife
Stamped with German silver marks and maker's mark, the majority of the pieces monogrammed AH (42)

Lot Essay

Cf: Ein Dokument Deutscher Kunst 1901-1976, Die Knstler der Mathildenhöhe, Vol. 4, p. 14, pl. 22
Reinhard W. Sänger, Das deutsche Silber-Besteck. Biedermeier - Historismus, Jugendsstil (1805-1918), Stuttgart, 1991, pp. 112-114
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