Flatware Mood Moderne, 1952 by Sam H. Bordelon, Chicago, Museum of Modern Art, New York: GOOD DESIGN Award Winner
Flatware Mood Moderne, 1952 by Sam H. Bordelon, Chicago, Museum of Modern Art, New York: GOOD DESIGN Award Winner

Flatware Mood Moderne, 1952 by Sam H. Bordelon, Chicago, Museum of Modern Art, New York: GOOD DESIGN Award Winner

Carving Set Antonius, 1962 by Leo F. Wildgen, Minneapolis, knife: 35,5cm - fork: 29,5cm
Carving Set Antonius, 1962 by Leo F. Wildgen, Minneapolis, knife: 35,5cm - fork: 29,5cm

Carving Set Antonius, 1962 by Leo F. Wildgen, Minneapolis, knife: 35,5cm - fork: 29,5cm

Spherical Bowl No. 585, produced by Germetco, Sweden, h: 7cm - w: 10cm
Spherical Bowl No. 585, produced by Germetco, Sweden, h: 7cm - w: 10cm

Spherical Bowl No. 585, produced by Germetco, Sweden, h: 7cm - w: 10cm

Game Shears Regina, 1970 by Alwin J. Stahel, New Brighton, Minn., l: 22cm
Game Shears Regina, 1970 by Alwin J. Stahel, New Brighton, Minn., l: 22cm

Game Shears Regina, 1970 by Alwin J. Stahel, New Brighton, Minn., l: 22cm

Serving Set Octavia, 1967 by Amboss Design Team, Austria, l:25cm
Serving Set Octavia, 1967 by Amboss Design Team, Austria, l:25cm

Serving Set Octavia, 1967 by Amboss Design Team, Austria, l:25cm

Salad Serving Set Basilea/Richelieu, 1964 by Walter I. Bieger, Minneapolis, l: 35cm
Salad Serving Set Basilea/Richelieu, 1964 by Walter I. Bieger, Minneapolis, l: 35cm

Salad Serving Set Basilea/Richelieu, 1964 by Walter I. Bieger, Minneapolis, l: 35cm

Compartmented Tray Björndal, 1963 by Leo F. Wildgen, w: 37cm
Compartmented Tray Björndal, 1963 by Leo F. Wildgen, w: 37cm

Compartmented Tray Björndal, 1963 by Leo F. Wildgen, w: 37cm

Salad Serving Set Lusitania, 1964 by Clayton A. Laughlin, Minneapolis, l: 25cm
Salad Serving Set Lusitania, 1964 by Clayton A. Laughlin, Minneapolis, l: 25cm

Salad Serving Set Lusitania, 1964 by Clayton A. Laughlin, Minneapolis, l: 25cm

The New Delmonico Salad Serving Set, 1958 by Arthur Salm, Chicago & Clifford V. Johnson, Park Rigde
The New Delmonico Salad Serving Set, 1958 by Arthur Salm, Chicago & Clifford V. Johnson, Park Rigde

The New Delmonico Salad Serving Set, 1958 by Arthur Salm, Chicago & Clifford V. Johnson, Park Rigde

Salad Servin Set Delmonico, 1954 by Arthur Salm, Chicago, l: 31cm
Salad Servin Set Delmonico, 1954 by Arthur Salm, Chicago, l: 31cm

Salad Servin Set Delmonico, 1954 by Arthur Salm, Chicago, l: 31cm

Cheese Server Ceres, 1963 by Clayton A. Laughlin, Minneapolis, l: 22cm
Cheese Server Ceres, 1963 by Clayton A. Laughlin, Minneapolis, l: 22cm

Cheese Server Ceres, 1963 by Clayton A. Laughlin, Minneapolis, l: 22cm

Bell, 1960s by Arthur Salm, h: 11cm
Bell, 1960s by Arthur Salm, h: 11cm

Bell, 1960s by Arthur Salm, h: 11cm

Round Tray Norland, 1960s, produced by Germetco, Sweden, w: 36cm
Round Tray Norland, 1960s, produced by Germetco, Sweden, w: 36cm

Round Tray Norland, 1960s, produced by Germetco, Sweden, w: 36cm

Carvin Set Delmonico, 1955 by Clayton A. Laughlin, Minneapolis, knife: 34cm + 36cm - fork: 28cm
Carvin Set Delmonico, 1955 by Clayton A. Laughlin, Minneapolis, knife: 34cm + 36cm - fork: 28cm

Carvin Set Delmonico, 1955 by Clayton A. Laughlin, Minneapolis, knife: 34cm + 36cm - fork: 28cm

Carving Set Delmonico, 1955, encased in a genuine pig-skin combination
Carving Set Delmonico, 1955, encased in a genuine pig-skin combination

Carving Set Delmonico, 1955, encased in a genuine pig-skin combination

Serving Forks Viennese, 1966 by Clayton A. Laughlin, Minneapolis, l: 26cm
Serving Forks Viennese, 1966 by Clayton A. Laughlin, Minneapolis, l: 26cm

Serving Forks Viennese, 1966 by Clayton A. Laughlin, Minneapolis, l: 26cm

Coaster /Ashtray The Encore, 1960s, 13x9x10cm
Coaster /Ashtray The Encore, 1960s, 13x9x10cm

Coaster /Ashtray The Encore, 1960s, 13x9x10cm

Candle Holder, Vase, Ashtray Silhouette, 1955 by Walter I. Bieger, Minneapolis, h: 15cm + 21cm + 8,5cm + 13cm
Candle Holder, Vase, Ashtray Silhouette, 1955 by Walter I. Bieger, Minneapolis, h: 15cm + 21cm + 8,5cm + 13cm

Candle Holder, Vase, Ashtray Silhouette, 1955 by Walter I. Bieger, Minneapolis, h: 15cm + 21cm + 8,5cm + 13cm

Candle Holder, Table Lighter, Dish Silhouette, 1955, by Walter I. Bieger, Minneapolis, h: 9cm + 14cm
Candle Holder, Table Lighter, Dish Silhouette, 1955, by Walter I. Bieger, Minneapolis, h: 9cm + 14cm

Candle Holder, Table Lighter, Dish Silhouette, 1955, by Walter I. Bieger, Minneapolis, h: 9cm + 14cm

Carving Set The Carvette, 1969 by Clayton A. Laughlin, Minneapolis, knife: 25cm - fork: 22cm
Carving Set The Carvette, 1969 by Clayton A. Laughlin, Minneapolis, knife: 25cm - fork: 22cm

Carving Set The Carvette, 1969 by Clayton A. Laughlin, Minneapolis, knife: 25cm - fork: 22cm

Snack Set Delmonico, 1960s, Meat Fork + Butter Knife + Jam Spoon + Cheese Knife, l: 20cm
Snack Set Delmonico, 1960s, Meat Fork + Butter Knife + Jam Spoon + Cheese Knife, l: 20cm

Snack Set Delmonico, 1960s, Meat Fork + Butter Knife + Jam Spoon + Cheese Knife, l: 20cm

Appetizer Scoop, 1966 by Leo F. Wildgen, aluminium, produced in Japan, l: 13cm
Appetizer Scoop, 1966 by Leo F. Wildgen, aluminium, produced in Japan, l: 13cm

Appetizer Scoop, 1966 by Leo F. Wildgen, aluminium, produced in Japan, l: 13cm

Bar Set Delmonico, 1960s, Fruit Forks by Carl Auböck, 29x10cm
Bar Set Delmonico, 1960s, Fruit Forks by Carl Auböck, 29x10cm

Bar Set Delmonico, 1960s, Fruit Forks by Carl Auböck, 29x10cm

Game Shears Marcella, 1955 by Arthus Salm, Chicago & Willi Spitzer, Solingen, l: 26cm
Game Shears Marcella, 1955 by Arthus Salm, Chicago & Willi Spitzer, Solingen, l: 26cm

Game Shears Marcella, 1955 by Arthus Salm, Chicago & Willi Spitzer, Solingen, l: 26cm

Cocktail Set After Five & Cocktail Fork Coronet, 1960s, Coronet Forks by Carl Auböck, l: 25cm + 12cm
Cocktail Set After Five & Cocktail Fork Coronet, 1960s, Coronet Forks by Carl Auböck, l: 25cm + 12cm

Cocktail Set After Five & Cocktail Fork Coronet, 1960s, Coronet Forks by Carl Auböck, l: 25cm + 12cm

Carving Set Maurius, 1960s, produced in Austria, l: 33cm
Carving Set Maurius, 1960s, produced in Austria, l: 33cm

Carving Set Maurius, 1960s, produced in Austria, l: 33cm

Bar Set Caracalla /Eldorado, 1960s, l: 22cm
Bar Set Caracalla /Eldorado, 1960s, l: 22cm

Bar Set Caracalla /Eldorado, 1960s, l: 22cm

Coffepot, Teaport & Milk Jug, 1960s, produced by Germetco, Sweden, h: 19cm + 9cm + 13cm
Coffepot, Teaport & Milk Jug, 1960s, produced by Germetco, Sweden, h: 19cm + 9cm + 13cm

Coffepot, Teaport & Milk Jug, 1960s, produced by Germetco, Sweden, h: 19cm + 9cm + 13cm

Flatware Dynasty /Syracuz, 1960s, produced in Japan, available for 12 persons
Flatware Dynasty /Syracuz, 1960s, produced in Japan, available for 12 persons

Flatware Dynasty /Syracuz, 1960s, produced in Japan, available for 12 persons

Salt & Pepper Shakers Skandia, 1960s by Leo F. Wildgen, h: 10cm
Salt & Pepper Shakers Skandia, 1960s by Leo F. Wildgen, h: 10cm

Salt & Pepper Shakers Skandia, 1960s by Leo F. Wildgen, h: 10cm

Ladle Asgaard, 1960s, l: 13cm
Ladle Asgaard, 1960s, l: 13cm

Ladle Asgaard, 1960s, l: 13cm

Ashtray, 1959 by Clayton A. Laughlin, Minneapolis, l: 16cm
Ashtray, 1959 by Clayton A. Laughlin, Minneapolis, l: 16cm

Ashtray, 1959 by Clayton A. Laughlin, Minneapolis, l: 16cm

Egg Holder Galata, 1960s by Carl Auböck, 7x5x3cm
Egg Holder Galata, 1960s by Carl Auböck, 7x5x3cm

Egg Holder Galata, 1960s by Carl Auböck, 7x5x3cm

Frozen Food Cutting Set The Serrette & The Cleaverette, 1966 by Clayton A. Laughlin, Minneapolis, l: 24cm
Frozen Food Cutting Set The Serrette & The Cleaverette, 1966 by Clayton A. Laughlin, Minneapolis, l: 24cm

Frozen Food Cutting Set The Serrette & The Cleaverette, 1966 by Clayton A. Laughlin, Minneapolis, l: 24cm

Salad Serving Set The Eldorado, 1960s, produced in Austria, l: 31cm
Salad Serving Set The Eldorado, 1960s, produced in Austria, l: 31cm

Salad Serving Set The Eldorado, 1960s, produced in Austria, l: 31cm

All photos: Andreas Weiss, www.andreasweiss.org
Art Direction: Büro Ballmann Weber, www.ballmannweber.de