Dating antique cutlery
The box is embellished with two carrying handles, an oval shaped escucheon and two swivel catches.
The interior of the box bears a felt lined interior and bears the retailer's mark 'Pollak Alfréd, Ezüstáruk, Gyári Raktára, Budapest, IV Városház-Utcza 16'.
Silver quality/purity mark: Dianakopf mark** (.800, 800/1000). This impressive German silver cutlery set is fitted to the original hinged oak wood box with a lift out tray.
The Austro-Hungarian hallmarks struck to each piece, including the original knives include: Maker's mark: WGY, HA, tapering icon (untraced).
This service benefits from two swept circular salts, fitted with angular handles to either side and each retaining the original glass liner.
The wooden base is a lovely exotic palisander, part of the Rosewood family.
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