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Tapio Wirkkala, Rare Sterling Flatware Service "Marski" 114 Pieces, 1962

Tapio Wirkkala Rare sterling silver flatware service "Marski" including 114 pieces.

This set made in Kultakeskus Oy, Hämeenlinna, Finland in 1962.
Material sterling and stainless steel (blades), handmade.

Originally designed in 1960 for the Marski-hotel in Helsinki, Finland. Original set was made of stainless steel and for a short period only manufactured in silver by order. This set is an early edition from 1962.

All pieces impressed and marked with manufacturer’s label, Finish assay mark, silver purity mark, Hämeenlinna town mark and date code mark I7 (=1962). Total weight incl. blades ca .4.6 kg.

Service contains following pieces with measurements:

Spoon 8 pcs (length 19.3 cm).
Salad spoon 12 pcs (length 16.6 cm).
Dessert spoon 12 pcs (length 13.2 cm).
Teaspoon 12 pcs (length 12.5 cm).
Coffee/mocca spoon 11 pcs (length 10.1 cm).
Knife 8 pcs (length 20.2 cm).
Salad knife 12 pcs (length 17.2 cm).
Fork 8 pcs (length 18.8 cm).
Salad fork 12 pcs (length 16.4 cm).


Cake server 2 pcs (length 21.9 cm).
Cake server fork 1 pcs (length 19.9 cm).
Cake server knife 1 pcs (length 22.5 cm).
Butter knife 1 pcs (length 17.1 cm).
Jam spoon 1 pcs (length 15.2 cm).
Olive spoon 1 pcs (length 12.3 cm).
Gravy ladel 1 pcs (length 17.6 cm).
Soup ladel 1 pcs (length 29.7 cm).
Salad servers 2 pcs/pair (length 23.4 cm).
Cheese knife 1 pcs (length 19.5 cm).
Large serving fork 3 pcs (length 17.7 cm).
Medium serving fork 1 pcs (length 15.2 cm).
Small serving fork 3 pcs (length 12.1 cm).

Literature: Tapio Wirkkala - Eye, hand and thought (2000 by Aav, D´Alton, Viljanen) pg.370.Tapio Wirkkala, Rare Sterling Flatware Service "Marski," Including 114 Pieces
  • Creator Tapio Wirkkala
  • In the style of Nordic Design
  • Place of origin Kultakeskus Oy, Hämeenlinna, Finland
  • Date of manufacture 1962
  • Period 1960's
  • Materials Sterling silver Total weight incl. blades ca .4.6 kg.
  • Condition Very good original condition showing wear consistent with age and use.
  • Dimensions 114 pieces
  • Seller The Exchange Int.
  • Seller Location Houston, Texas
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