Victorian Silver and Silver Plate And The Thousands Of Other Pieces—
A complete silver service in Victorian times had many types of spoons, with a different one for coffee, demitasse, soup, cream soup, ice cream, and dinner. It also had dozens of different serving pieces, and no one would ever use a cold-meat fork for hot meat.
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