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Sterling Silver Canteen of Cutlery for Twelve Persons - Antique George V (1928)

An exceptional, fine and impressive antique George V English sterling silver straight King's pattern flatware service for twelve persons; an addition to our canteen of cutlery collection

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Price: £7,950.00
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Sterling Silver Canteen of Cutlery for Twelve Persons - Antique George V (1928)
Sterling Silver Canteen of Cutlery for Twelve Persons - Antique George V (1928)
Sterling Silver Canteen of Cutlery for Twelve Persons - Antique George V (1928)
Sterling Silver Canteen of Cutlery for Twelve Persons - Antique George V (1928)
Sterling Silver Canteen of Cutlery for Twelve Persons - Antique George V (1928)
Sterling Silver Canteen of Cutlery for Twelve Persons - Antique George V (1928)
Sterling Silver Canteen of Cutlery for Twelve Persons - Antique George V (1928)
Sterling Silver Canteen of Cutlery for Twelve Persons - Antique George V (1928)
Sterling Silver Canteen of Cutlery for Twelve Persons - Antique George V (1928)
Sterling Silver Canteen of Cutlery for Twelve Persons - Antique George V (1928)
Sterling Silver Canteen of Cutlery for Twelve Persons - Antique George V (1928)
Sterling Silver Canteen of Cutlery for Twelve Persons - Antique George V (1928)
Sterling Silver Canteen of Cutlery for Twelve Persons - Antique George V (1928)
Sterling Silver Canteen of Cutlery for Twelve Persons - Antique George V (1928)
Sterling Silver Canteen of Cutlery for Twelve Persons - Antique George V (1928)
Sterling Silver Canteen of Cutlery for Twelve Persons - Antique George V (1928)
Sterling Silver Canteen of Cutlery for Twelve Persons - Antique George V (1928)
Sterling Silver Canteen of Cutlery for Twelve Persons - Antique George V (1928)
Sterling Silver Canteen of Cutlery for Twelve Persons - Antique George V (1928)
Sterling Silver Canteen of Cutlery for Twelve Persons - Antique George V (1928)
Sterling Silver Canteen of Cutlery for Twelve Persons - Antique George V (1928)
Sterling Silver Canteen of Cutlery for Twelve Persons - Antique George V (1928)
Sterling Silver Canteen of Cutlery for Twelve Persons - Antique George V (1928)
Sterling Silver Canteen of Cutlery for Twelve Persons - Antique George V (1928)
Sterling Silver Canteen of Cutlery for Twelve Persons - Antique George V (1928)
Sterling Silver Canteen of Cutlery for Twelve Persons - Antique George V (1928)
Sterling Silver Canteen of Cutlery for Twelve Persons - Antique George V (1928)
Sterling Silver Canteen of Cutlery for Twelve Persons - Antique George V (1928)
Sterling Silver Canteen of Cutlery for Twelve Persons - Antique George V (1928)
Sterling Silver Canteen of Cutlery for Twelve Persons - Antique George V (1928)
Sterling Silver Canteen of Cutlery for Twelve Persons - Antique George V (1928)
Sterling Silver Canteen of Cutlery for Twelve Persons - Antique George V (1928)

Description


The pieces of this fine, antique George V sterling silver straight* flatware service for twelve persons have been crafted in King's pattern.


The reverse of each spoon and fork features a union shell and diamond heel in addition to convex shell ornamentation to the terminal.


This canteen of cutlery consists of 93 pieces:

Basic Service:
12 Table knives
12 Table forks
6 Table/Serving spoons
12 Dessert knives
12 Dessert forks
12 Dessert spoons
12 Soup spoon
12 Teaspoons
Additional Pieces:
Pair of sauce ladles
Butter knife

The entire components of this antique service have been crafted by the renowned Birmingham silversmiths Elkington & Co Ltd in 1928, apart from the table and dessert knives, which are replacements**.


The replacement knives handles are crafted in sterling and are fitted with stainless steel blades.


These impressive examples of antique silverware are supplied in felt cutlery rolls; which not only protect the items in storage but significantly reduces tarnishing.


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


** Predominately all antique silver canteens have replacement knives as the originals have not stood the test of time.


Date: 1928

Condition


This antique sterling silver flatware service for 12 is an exceptional gauge of silver, exceptional quality and in exceptional presentation condition.

The definition to the Kings pattern is very sharp.

Full hallmarks struck to the reverse of each piece and to the surface of the knives are all very clear.


Reflections in photographs may detract from the true representation of this fine and impressive canteen.


Dimensions


Table knife 23cm/9.1"

Table fork 20.5cm/8.1"

Table spoon 22cm/8.7"

Dessert knife 21.5cm/8.5"

Dessert fork 18cm/7.1"

Dessert spoon 17.5cm/6.9"

Soup spoon 17.5cm/6.9"

Teaspoon 10.1cm/4"

Sauce ladle 18.1cm/7.1"

Butter knife 16.5cm/6.5"


Weight


139 troy ounces/4323g (excluding the table and dessert knives)


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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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