A fine and stunning 104 piece sterling silver flatware service by Th Marthinsen of Norway in the Valdres pattern dating to the mid 20th century. The front handles has fine pierced hand chased foliate scroll and floral designs, and is marked to the underside. The set includes 16 dinner knives, soup spoons, spreaders, dinner forks, and salad forks, as well as 24 teaspoons with gold washed bowls. Comes with two brown leather bound flatware boxes. (refer to photos)
Weight Approx., 121 ozt / 157 ozt weighted total with hollow handled dinner knives.
Measures Approx., 16 Dinner Knives: 9.5" / 16 Salad Forks: 7" / 16 Dinner Forks: 7.75 / 16 Spreader Knives: 6" / 16 Soup Spoons : 6.6" length / 24 Gold Washed Teaspoon: 6" / Boxes: 15" x 10.5" x 2.5"
Condition: Very good condition. Signs of wear consistent with light use, most notably light surface marks Light wear to the edges of the box.