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Sterling Silver Canteen of Cutlery for Eight Persons - Antique Victorian (1900)

A fine and impressive antique Victorian English sterling silver straight Rich Bead pattern flatware service for eight persons; an addition to our dining silverware collection

SKU: W7076
Price: £4,950.00
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Sterling Silver Canteen of Cutlery for Eight Persons - Antique Victorian (1900)
Sterling Silver Canteen of Cutlery for Eight Persons - Antique Victorian (1900)
Sterling Silver Canteen of Cutlery for Eight Persons - Antique Victorian (1900)
Sterling Silver Canteen of Cutlery for Eight Persons - Antique Victorian (1900)
Sterling Silver Canteen of Cutlery for Eight Persons - Antique Victorian (1900)
Sterling Silver Canteen of Cutlery for Eight Persons - Antique Victorian (1900)
Sterling Silver Canteen of Cutlery for Eight Persons - Antique Victorian (1900)
Sterling Silver Canteen of Cutlery for Eight Persons - Antique Victorian (1900)
Sterling Silver Canteen of Cutlery for Eight Persons - Antique Victorian (1900)
Sterling Silver Canteen of Cutlery for Eight Persons - Antique Victorian (1900)
Sterling Silver Canteen of Cutlery for Eight Persons - Antique Victorian (1900)
Sterling Silver Canteen of Cutlery for Eight Persons - Antique Victorian (1900)
Sterling Silver Canteen of Cutlery for Eight Persons - Antique Victorian (1900)
Sterling Silver Canteen of Cutlery for Eight Persons - Antique Victorian (1900)
Sterling Silver Canteen of Cutlery for Eight Persons - Antique Victorian (1900)
Sterling Silver Canteen of Cutlery for Eight Persons - Antique Victorian (1900)
Sterling Silver Canteen of Cutlery for Eight Persons - Antique Victorian (1900)
Sterling Silver Canteen of Cutlery for Eight Persons - Antique Victorian (1900)
Sterling Silver Canteen of Cutlery for Eight Persons - Antique Victorian (1900)
Sterling Silver Canteen of Cutlery for Eight Persons - Antique Victorian (1900)
Sterling Silver Canteen of Cutlery for Eight Persons - Antique Victorian (1900)
Sterling Silver Canteen of Cutlery for Eight Persons - Antique Victorian (1900)
Sterling Silver Canteen of Cutlery for Eight Persons - Antique Victorian (1900)
Sterling Silver Canteen of Cutlery for Eight Persons - Antique Victorian (1900)
Sterling Silver Canteen of Cutlery for Eight Persons - Antique Victorian (1900)
Sterling Silver Canteen of Cutlery for Eight Persons - Antique Victorian (1900)

Description


The pieces of this fine antique Victorian sterling silver flatware service for eight persons have been crafted in Rich Bead pattern*.


The pattern’s bead and shell embellishment to both the anterior and reverse surface of each handle is convexed.


The reverse of each item features a convex shell to the heel.


This impressive straight** service consists of 58 pieces:

8 Table knives
8 Dessert knives
8 Table forks
8 Dessert forks
8 Table spoons
8 Dessert spoons
8 Teaspoons
2 Sauce ladles

The anterior surface of each handle, excluding the knives, is ornamented with a contemporary bright cut engraved crest depicting a savage’s head amidst two arms in armour gauntleted counter embowed with hands apaumé.


This antique flatware service is supplied in felt cutlery rolls; which not only protect the items in storage but significantly reduces tarnishing.


* Rich Bead is a late nineteeth century Elkington pattern which later appeared in other catalogues under the name ‘Prince of Wales’.


** "Straight" means all the pieces are made by the same maker in the same year.


Date: 1900

Condition


This antique flatware service is an exceptional gauge of silver, fine quality and in excellent condition.

The decoration to each piece is very sharp.

Full hallmarks struck to the reverse of each item are all clear in keeping with age.


Reflections in photographs may detract from the true representation of these pieces of Victorian silverware.


Dimensions


Table forks 21.2cm/8.3"

Table spoon 22.5cm/8.9"

Dessert fork 19cm/7.5"

Dessert spoon 19cm/7.5"

Teaspoon 15cm/5.9"

Sauce ladle 19.6cm/7.7”


 
 
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Andrew Campbell started trading in Antique Silver in the 1970's. Initially, Andrew lived in the South of England, travelling the country, searching for items of silver to buy. Andrew sold these items at various London markets and antique fairs. Over time, and through selling at a range of venues, Andrew built up a large and diverse customer base from private buyers to national and international trade customers.
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