Lot 55. Cutlery "Gioconda", 154 Parts. Design Philippe Wolfers, Execution, Wolfers Frères, Brussels, 1925

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Lot 55Cutlery "Gioconda", 154 Parts. Design Philippe Wolfers, Execution, Wolfers Frères, Brussels, 1925
Silver. Sales Margrave, Berlin. Faceted, at the Ends of the curved handles. Brands different: the factory mark, three-pass or triangle with stars, monogram WF. Half moon, crown, 800 and 950. Tlw. referred to Margrave. The steel blades of the knives monogram WF, factory brand, and Manufacturing is referred to. Owners monogram "EH". Approximately 10.010 g., each Consisting of twelve fish knives, fish forks, small knives, small forks, small spoons, large knives, large forks, bouillon spoons, teaspoons, cake forks, Eislöffeln, six big spoons and 16 serving including salad servers, cake lifter, meat Cutlery, etc.), parts (. At the "Exposition Internationale des Arts Décoratifs et Industriels Modernes" in Paris in 1925, Philippe Wolfers presented in the Belgian pavilion of Victor Horta, the fully furnished dining room "Gioconda", with furniture, sculptures and table device - such as silver, glass, and earthenware. This dinner service was the prelude for a number of other plant designs in the Art Deco style. Cf. Barten, Sigrid (publication), exhibition catalogue, Philippe and Marcel Wolfers, Art Nouveau and Art Déco Brussels, the Museum Bellerive. Zurich 1993, P. 84-85, No. 104.

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