A fine and impressive antique Victorian English sterling silver dessert service for twelve persons boxed; an addition to our silver flatware collection
This fine and impressive antique
Victorian sterling silver for twelve persons consists of twelve dessert knives and twelve dessert forks. dessert service
The blades of the knives have a plain rectangular rounded form and are embellished to both surfaces with bright cut engraved scrolling leaf decoration.
The forks have four tines and are ornamented to the anterior and reverse surface with bright cut engraved scrolling leaf decoration.
Each piece of this fine dessert service is fitted with a shaped scroll embossed filled handle, further ornamented with bright cut engraved scrolling leaf decoration incorporating a vacant oval cartouche.
The dessert service is fitted to the original hinged veneered walnut box with a blue velvet lined lift out tray.
The box is ornamented with impressive mother of pearl fittings, including a shaped escutcheon and vacant cartouche.
antique dessert service is a very good gauge of silver, fine quality and in presentation condition.
This service is in exceptional condition in considering the set type and age.
The bright cut engraved decoration to each piece is very crisp.
The box is in excellent condition in keeping with age.
struck to the surface of the blade, tines and handles of each piece, as expected, are very clear. hallmarks
Reflections in photography may detract from the true representation of these pieces of Victorian silverware.
Width of handle 2.2cm/0.8
Width of blade 1.7cm/0.7
Width of handle 1.9cm/0.75
Width of tines 1.7cm/0.7
Not measurable as filled handles
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