Lot 89
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2.4 kilograms (gross)

Accompanied by the original fitted canteen

Fork 8 in (20.3 cm) long
Knife 8.5 in (21.6 cm) long

Including eighteen fish forks and eighteen fish knives, all marked for J. C. Klinkosch, Vienna.

Joseph Carl Klinkosch was one of the greatest silversmiths of the Austro-Hungarian Empire in the 19th century. He worked under the Austro-Hungarian Emperor Franz Josef I, and held the title of Imperial Warrant in his court. Klinkosch's silverware is marked by a finesse and craftsmanship that makes Klinkosch silverware highly coveted among collectors today. Each of the pieces in the present lot bears the Diana Head mark enclosed in a hexagon with a '2' inscribed to its left indicating the purity of silver as 90 per cent (900/1000).

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  Lot 89 of 109  

25-26 MARCH 2014

Rs 3,40,000 - 3,70,000
$5,765 - 6,275

Winning Bid
Rs 3,97,824
(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)

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