Inv. #12735
#12735 - Art Nouveau/Jugenstil Sterling Flatware Set German c1900
Price: $14,500.00

Circa 1900-05, .800 Silver, Franz Bahner, Germany. This 84-piece solid silver flatware set was made in Germany by Franz Bahner of Dusseldorf. The design is attributed to renowned Jugendstil and Modernist designer and architect Peter Behrnes. Fabricated in the German Standard of .800 fineness solid silver, Bahner was a prominent maker of quality silver flatware and hollowware. Because they were friends, Peter Behrnes designed several patterns for Bahner. Comprised of twelve 6-piece place settings and 12 serving pieces, this is a complete and very useable set. Excellent condition.

The Set consists of:
12 - Dinner Forks
12 - Dinner Knives
12 - Teaspoons
12 - Tablespoons
12 - Salad Forks
12 - Smaller knives
1 of each: Ladle, lg. salad fork, lg. fish knife, flat server, small ladle, vegetable spoon
2 of each: two tine meat forks, serving spoons, very large serving spoons

Remarks from Lawrence Jeffrey: "This set displays the urbane difference between Jugendstil and Art Nouveau."
Condition: Very good condition.
Hallmarks: 800 for .800/1000 fineness solid silver, the Crown and Moon Germany Assay Mark and Horses Head for Franz Bahner
Price: $14,500.00
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