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Pewter Teaspoons by Hardanger Norway - Rococo Pattern
This set of six teaspoons were made by Hardanger-Sylvplett (now known as Hardanger-Bestikk) of Norway. The pattern is Rokokko-Tinn, which has been discontinued for some time. I have two sets of these spoons. My price is for ONE package of six spoons.
A brochure provided with this flatware tells us that: this Rococo pewter is decorated with a pattern taken from the best of Norwegian folk art. The Rococo style was born in south and central Europe in the 1720's The 1760's saw the development in Norway of a very special type of Rococo. In the deep and isolated valleys and mountain villages were capable woodcarvers and rural artists, with traditions stretching back to the 7th and 8th century, to the Viking era. These artists and craftsmen developed a style later known as "Norwegian Rococo". Even today this folk art lives on in Norway, supported by its rich and strong traditions.
The brochure also says that: At one time pewter was the status symbol of such rank that the old kings ate from pewter plates, while lesser mortals had to put up with gold ones! This should at any rate prove that pewter takes kindly to contact with all kinds of food, and that it is non-toxic. The people of today do not put pewter flatware on their tables to prove that they can afford it, but because it is a genuine product of lasting beauty with attractive patterns.
I have a number of pieces of this Pewter Flatware. If you are looking for pieces I don't have listed, just let me know, I might have what you are looking for. These teaspoons come in their original box and have never been used. Pewter flatware coffee spoons will add character and beauty to any table setting.
I will be happy to combine purchases to save on shipping costs. I accept all credit cards, including Discover and AMEX. International orders are always welcome. International buyers please use Paypal.
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