Antique Silver Art Nouveau Fish Knives and Forks made in C1905


Maker: Wilkens

A very beautiful and unusual jugendstil (art nouveau) fish service for twelve people made by Wilkens of Bremen, Germany.

Date 1905
Made By Wilkens
Location Germany
Stock Number FA181x19
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Maker: Wilkens

A very beautiful and unusual jugendstil (art nouveau) fish service for twelve people made by Wilkens of Bremen, Germany.

This fine and unusual fish service is of excellent design and quality and forged using the German standard (.800) – 80 percent purity.

Art nouveau fish services are rare and this is of particularly good quality and weight.

Wilkens are Germany’s oldest flatware maker having been founded in Bremen in 1810.

12 knives and 12 forks ( 24 pieces).

The set is beautifully hand engraved to one side with the sinuous naturalistic designs so typical of the art nouveau movement.

Dimensions, length of knife 20.8 cm,  fork 19.2 cm.

Weight, 48 troy oz.


WILKENS Sterling Silver:

The history of the WILKENS Silver Manufacture in Bremen, Germany, was marked by passionate people who had a great sense for sophisticated elegance, exquisite taste and exceptional craftsmanship. Since the company’s founding by master goldsmith Hans Martin Wilkens in 1810, the silver manufacture WILKENS has preserved its long family tradition while developing into an internationlly renowned supplier of luxuriously handcrafted sterling silver, silver plated and stainless steel cutlery as well as tabletop and home accessories.

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