Complete Art Deco Silverware Service for 12 by Christofle in Fitted Wooden Chest
A set of Christofle silverware in a complete service for 12 in a velvet-lined fitted chest. This is the modernist “Cirta” Pattern with 125 Pieces in all. Each piece is nestled in its own compartment with the five beautiful serving pieces displayed at the top. It was made in the 1930s and imported from France to Buenos Aires during the “Golden Age” when Argentina was a very wealthy country, bringing in luxury goods from Europe to sell in the fancy housewares shops that lined Florida Street and Avenida de Mayo.
The box with its fitted sections has been re-lined in French Blue fabric, and the wooden box itself with two locked drawers and brass fittings adds to the decor.
The set includes dinner forks, knives and spoons, Luncheon forks and knives, fish forks and fish knives, and teaspoons and dessert forks.
This makes an outstanding wedding gift or a treasure that will become an heirloom but we encourage polishing it very occasionally but using it often as the very best way to enjoy silverware like this. Keeping silver in a chest like this one will maintain it relatively tarnish-free.
Maison Christofle began in Normandie, France in 1830. Christofle became especially famous as an exhibitor at the Paris Exposition des Artes Decorative in 1925 and It maintains stores and sales internationally today.
This set is comprised of:
12 Dinner Forks
12 Dinner Spoons
12 Dinner Knives
12 Luncheon Forks
12 Luncheon Knives
12 Fish Forks
12 Fish Knives
12 Dessert Spoons
12 Dessert Forks
Five Serving Pieces including Pie Server, Large Soup Ladle ad other Serving Spoons