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A sixty seven piece flatware service, 'Van de Velde Model 1'
A sixty seven piece flatware service, 'Van de Velde Model 1'

DESIGNED BY HENRY VAN DE VELDE FOR KOCH & BERGFELD, BREMEN, RETAILED BY THEODOR MLLER, WEIMAR, 1902-03

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A sixty seven piece flatware service, 'Van de Velde Model 1'
Designed by Henry van de Velde for Koch & Bergfeld, Bremen, retailed by Theodor Mller, Weimar, 1902-03
Comprising:
8 Fish Knives
8 Fish Forks
15 Dessert Knives
11 Dessert Forks, wide
12 Dessert Forks, slender
11 Dessert Spoons
1 Cake Slice
10¼in. (26cm.) length of Cake Slice; 8.1/8in. (20.5cm.) length of Fish Knife
Stamped with designer's cypher, 800 standard mark, dated and monogrammed PES 1907 (67)

Lot Essay

Cf: Reinhard W. Sänger, Das Deutsche Silberbesteck 1805-1918, Stuttgart, 1991, p. 208, Cat. No. 84-97
See also: Decorative Arts 1850-1950. A Catalogue of the British Museum Collection, London, 1991, pp. 115 and 225, Cat. No. 291
Klaus-Jrgen Sembach & Birgit Schulte, Henry van de Velde, Ein Europäischer Knstler seiner Zeit, Karl Ernst Osthaus Museum Hagen, Cologne, 1992, p. 308
Ingeborg Becker, Henry van de Velde in Berlin, Exhibition Catalogue, Bröhan Museum, Berlin, 1993, pp. 98-99
Torsten Bröhan & Thomas Berg, Avantgarde Design 1880-1930, Cologne, 1994, p. 35
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