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Silver plated 90 g and gilding
Germany, after 1964
Design: Björn Wiinblad (1918-2006) – Danish painter and designer
146-piece table and serving cutlery for 12 persons
Shape: ‘Romanze’
Marked with maker’s mark Rosenthal, numberings and partly ‘Germany’
Table knife length: 23 cm
Total weight: ca. 7220 grams
Good condition

This cutlery was produced by Rosenthal, its shape ‘Romance’ is a design by Björn Wiinblad. The cutlery is comprised of 146 pieces and can be used for 12 persons. The cutlery is 90 g silver plated and gilded. The handles are decorated with a dot pattern. A very luxurious cutlery for a glamorous evening.

The cutlery is comprised of the following 146 pieces:

1 soup server

2 salad spoons

2 salad forks

2 sauce spoons

1 cake shovel

12 table forks

12 table spoons

12 table knives

12 fish forks

12 dessert forks

12 dessert spoons

12 dessert knives

2 small meat serving forks with spoons

2 small meat forks

11 compote forks

12 coffee spoons

12 mocha spoons

1 sugar tong

The cutlery ‘Romanze’ by Rosenthal bears underneath the maker’s mark Rosenthal, numberings and partly ‘Germany’. The condition of the cutlery is good with traces of wear and age. Several pieces are unused and come in the original packaging. The length of the table knives is 23 cm and the total weight of all pieces is ca. 7220 grams.

Björn Wiinblad (1918-2006)

Björn Wiinblad was a Danish painter, designer and artist in ceramics, silver, bronze, textiles and graphics. His works are exhibited in many museums worldwide. He was the creator of poster designs for the American Embassy in Paris in 1947, which made him famous. Later, his posters illustrated the famous Tivoli Gardens in Copenhagen. He created costumes for numerous ballets. Wiinblad was an essential designer for Rosenthal, the traditional German porcelain manufacturer.


The German manufacturer of porcelain and homewares was established in 1879 as a family business by Philipp Rosenthal. Rosenthal is known for pioneering efforts in product design and worldwide success in design shops. Through collaborations with designers and artists, an impressive line of products arose - today seen as classic pieces. (tm)

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Björn Wiinblad for Rosenthal, Gilded Cutlery ‘Romanze’,

Estimate €1,600 - €2,000Jan 08, 2015
Starting Price €1,000
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