byChristofle, arrived at through contracting thewords “spatula” and “contours”. The wordspatula (of latin origin), describes a broadbladed,knife-like implement. Frenchdefinitions liken it to a “petite pelle” - smallserver. The spatula shape is easily recognizedin the extremities of the flatware. The word“contours” means outlines; in the case of thispattern, sinuous curved outlines.The style is quite classical of whichthere are many variations to be found fromthe XVIII century. The contour, being mostelegant and perfectly adapted to the hand,has often been used by Christofle, especiallyfor patterns from the XIX century. It hascome to constitute one of the characteristicsfrom which we achieve what is known as the“Christofle style”. The Spatours pattern is,however, not representative of the Louis XVstyle as it is quite bare in appearance. TheLouis XV style is usually more charged withdesign. For Spatours, the sobriety of thepattern is its strength, permitting it to fitharmoniously to tables dressed with pieces ofdifferent styles and eras. Therefore it is nosurprise that it is often selected when adifficult choice is to be made.The spatula is ornamented by adouble line which continues along theelongated stalk, ending in a bud borrowingthe same design as that of the spatula. Thismarks the beginning of both the bowl (spoon)and the four-tined fork.
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metal with a silver plating in France. The silver is applied with a galvanic bath and is indicated in Germany usually in gramme for 12 forks and spoons, assumed with 24dm². In other countries such information predominantly is renounced. The surface is free of nickel.
with a hollow handle. Knives with a hollow handle have a blade of special steel which is clearly sharper than a blade from an simple chrome steel. The high-quality hollow handle knives are always composed from two parts, with this cutlery from the blade and the handle from silverplated. Christofle Spatours in silverplated is highly polished. The classical cutlery meets all the wishes with the extent of his additional parts: from vegetable serving spoon to mocha spoon, from bouillon cream spoon to vegetable serving spoon .
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