This page contains silver tableware models from different eras. The decorative elements may have small differences, because the models can be made by different manufacturers.

 

aino
Aino
The model was designed by Kaija Levonen (later Österlund) in the 1960s. The motif was inspired by an Iron Age bracelet decorative pattern.

 

Akantusmalli
Akantus model
A general term for various leaf and grape models. Also known as the old French model. Made mainly in the early 1800s. The picture shows a spoon marked Wahlbäck, Helsinki, 1834.

 

birgitta
Birgitta
The model was designed by Bertel Gardberg in 1955.

 

chippendale
Chippendale
An old traditional model, which is named after the 1700s style. Finland's most popular model of silverware. A number of manufacturers have their own variants.

 

diana
Diana
Model was designed by Kalevi Lehtonen (Kultakeskus) in the early 1980s.

 

empire
Empire
Model designed by Auran Kultasepät Oy in the mid-1980s.

 

Helsinki
Helsinki
An old traditional model with a number of variants. The picture shows a spoon marked by Uusi Kultaseppä Oy, Helsinki, 1922.

 

jaarli
Jaarli
Produced to commemorate Kutakeskus Oy's 60th anniversary in 1978. Designed by the company's own designers.

 

Jousi
Jousi
The picture shows a spoon marked by Kultakeskus Oy, Hämeenlinna, 1955.

 

Kolmikulma
Kolmikulma (Three Corners)
Traditional model with many variants. Auran Kultaseppä Oy's 1930 price list, etc., alongside a series of Musla. The picture shows a spoon marked by Osuusliike Kultaseppä r.l., Turku, 1920.

 

kuukausilusikka
Kuukausilusikka (Month Spoons)
Kultakeskus model, with a different flower for each month. The picture shows the September Carnation model. 
January: Rose, February: Viola, March: Freesia, April: Primrose, May: Cress, June: Snapdragon, July: Bluebell, August: Cornflower, September: Carnation, October: Cyclamen, November: Iris, December : Tulip

 

Käpy
Käpy (cone)
The Käpy series was designed by Vilho Ellenberg in the 1920s. The picture shows a spoon marked by Juho Tepponen Oy, Helsinki, 1922.

 

Margit
Margit
A model of Danish origin. It has come to be known as the recycled-paper spoon. The picture shows a spoon marked by Hopeatehdas Oy, Helsinki, 1964.

 

marski
Marski
Model was designed by Tapio Wirkkala in 1960 for Marski Restaurant. The series was originally made from nickel silver but has been silver since 1988.

 

Matta-Suippopää
Matta/suippopää (Matt/Pointed top)
So named for its matt surface and pointed top. Several variants, including glossy surfaced. The picture shows a spoon marked by Pettersson, Oulu, 1912.

 

Matta-Tasapää
Matta/tasapää (Matt/Flat top)
So named fo its matt surface and flat or balanced top. Several variants, including glossy surfaced. The picture shows a spoon marked by Pettersson, Oulu, 1913.

 

Musla
Musla
An old and traditional model, which has been known since the 1700's. Over time there have been several different versions. On old spoons the clamshell decoration is often on the spoon bowl.

 

pitsi
Pitsi
A model designed by Pertti Sarpaneva in the 1970s. The spoon is marked in Turku, Finland by Turun Hopea in 1971.

 

Rokokoo
Rokokoo (Rococo)
Coffee-table silverware designed by Väinö Hamara in the 1940/50s.

 

Romantiikka
Romantiikka (Romantic)
Designed by Hopeakeskus Oy in the 1970s. A similar model is now manufactured and sold in shops under the name ROBERT. The picture shows a spoon marked by Hopeakeskus Oy, Hämeenlinna, 1974.

 

Ruusu
Ruusu (Rose)
Model designed in the 1930s by Auran Kultaseppä Oy. You can find more rose spoon models here.

 

silve
Silve
Table silver design by Vike Laine from the 1960s. The spoon pictured was made by Auran Kultaseppä Oy in 1963.

 

suomi
Suomi (Finland)
Akseli Gallen-Kallela designed this Art Nouveau-style Suomi model.

 

talonpoikaisrokokoo
Talonpoikaisrokokoo (Rustic Rococo)
This model was designed by Raimo Räsänen. The decoration was inspired by Ostrobothnian rustic Rococo furniture. The series has been on sale since 1997.

 

Tapio
Tapio
This model was designed by Tapio Wirkkala in 1957. The series was unveiled the following year at the Brussels World Exhibition. The picture shows a spoon marked by Kultakeskus Oy, Hämeenlinna, 1959.

 

Tornionjokilaakso
Tornionjokilaakso (Tornio River Valleys)
The Tornionjokilaakso (Tornio River Valleys) model is a traditional model from the Gulf of Bothnia and is decoratively-engraved on both sides. Generally, the pattern is hand carved, so the models have small differences. The picture shows a spoon marked by Kultakeskus Oy, Hämeenlinna, 1995.

 

Tähkä
Tähkä (Ear, wheat)
Model created in 1958 by Mauno Honkanen as a special Christmas spoon, but was so popular it was extended into a full tableware series.

 

Vanha-Ruotsalainen
Vanha Ruotsalainen (Old Swedish)
Gustavian spoon which has several variants. The upper edge can be round or pointed. Model is also known in other countries under different names. In vogue during the 18th and 19th centuries. The picture shows a spoon marked by Roos, Turku, 1819.

 

vaasa
Vasa
The model was originally Swedish, designed by Jacob Ängman in 1921 and named after the Vasa dynasty, whose crest features in the decorations. The spoon pictured was stamped by Johan Appelgren in Vaasa, 1921.

 

vaasa iso
Vasa, large
A large Vasa dynasty crest positioned at the end of the handle of a Musla-design spoon, stamped by Keturi in Vaasa, 1939.

 

Viulu
Viulu (Violin)
Viulu (violin) model spoons were popular from the late 18th to early 19th centuries. The picture shows a spoon marked by Brummer, Turku, 1792.