I am not sure what to write about this very unusual silver items.

My readers are very sophisticated, so if you have any idea please let me know.

algeria tunisia spoon fork silver

As you can see, the handles have silver wire soldered to the handle.  The handles themselves are a square shape but mounted on the corners so that they look triangular.

The tines on the fork are very unusual in their shape.

algeria tunisia spoon fork

From the side, you can see how the finials are turned upward. I do not know the significance of that

algeria tunisia spoon fork silver marks
The silver markings are in the bowl. This style of silver marking is usually done by the French. However, in this case the purity is marked as 850 and that is not a standard French marking.
Also the mark on the right looks like it is Islamic to me.

algeria tunisia spoon fork silver

The back of the spoon shows the strange handle design

My GUESS is that these are from Algeria or Tunisia or one of the other French African colonies.
I am further guessing that they were made in the 1700 - 1850 era.

Mr.W. Kundis writes that he believes the mark is related to  the Dutch  East Indies company and  is written in Javanese script.
Most of the silver from Java, Indonesia is 800 quality, but there is some that is known (Tom's silver)  to be 850 quality (but that is very unusual)
He also believes that the items date to the late 1890's.
Tom's silver is currently a retailer of high end silver with multiple outlets in Indonesia.
I don't know if they did custom manufacturing a century ago.
I have been unable to find any similar looking flatware from Indonesia or Europe, but his theory is certainly worthy of consideration.

However, if you have any information about these items -- please contact me

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