Rare handmade Blok by Maria Regnier sterling silver Mid-Century Modern flatware dinner size set, 98 Pcs. This set includes
12 Innovative Solid handle Dinner Knives, 9 3/4"
12 Dinner Forks, 8"
12 Salad Forks, 6 1/2"
12 Teaspoons, 5 5/8"
12 Place Soup/Dessert Spoons, 7 1/2"
12 Cream Soup Spoons, 6"
12 Flat Handle Butter Spreaders, 6 1/4"
12 Demitasse Spoons, 3 7/8"
1 Salad Serving Set, All-Sterling, 9 3/4"
Includes Bonus brand new storage chest. Excellent condition, matching applied "Ms" monogram. This set will be professionally polished and sealed in individual plastic sleeves prior to shipping. We seldom find even a single item created by Maria Regnier. For a wonderful article about Maria Regnier, see Maria Regnier Rediscovering a Modernist Silversmith by Marissa S. Hershon, Silver Magazine, November/ December 2018, pp. 18-25. Another informative article Maria Regnier A Paradoxical Silversmith of the Machine Age The Hungarian-born silversmith brought her minimalist approach to jewelry and metal housewares first in St. Louis and then across the country. Written by Jolene NolteThe story of Midcentury Modern in North America is one of cross-pollination with European-born emigres bringing their cultural heritage with them. One such example is Maria Regnier, a Hungarian-born silversmith who brought her minimalist, Machine Age approach to jewelry and metal housewares first in St. Louis and then in other Us cities. Hand-crafted Machine Age Though it sounds like an oxymoron, hand-crafted Machine Age is how Genny Cortinovis, Assistant Curator of Decorative Arts and Design at the Saint Louis Art Museum, describes Maria Regniers work. The hand-crafted element is because she worked in a small-scale studio rather than for mass production. Her precise and unembellished aesthetic, however, is very emblematic of Machine Age sensibilities.....She occasionally ornamented silver articles with enamel, but more often her hand-wrought wares were starkly simple, distinguished by geometric form and fine finishing.
- Item Number1566921570ConditionExcellentHave a question?
- BrandMaria Regnier
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