Antique Set of Six Snail Forks with Container in Silver

Item number: B21892.2

Set of snail forks in 916/- silver

Category: Cutlery & cutlery parts


570,00 €

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There are some edible snails as a tasty delicacy. These include the agate snails, some sea snails and the Roman snail. It has been cultivated and consumed since ancient times. The Roman snail is known as a delicacy especially in Italy, France, Germany and Switzerland.

Rare set of six snail forks in silver with matching container. The forks consist of twisted shafts with pointed ends divided into two parts, the handle was decorated with various figural depictions. The body of the container stands on a stepped foot and is slightly hammered conical and decorated with a wide rim and spheres. Manufacture 1st half of the 20th century. Marked, master's mark unknown.

Dimensions & Details
- Silver 916/-
- Weight 65,8 g
- Cup 3,1 x 3,5 cm
- Forks 9 cm

 

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