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Table Canteen of Silver Cutlery for 12
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Sterling Silver Canteen of Cutlery for Twelve Persons - Antique George V (1930)

£14,950.00

An exceptional, fine and impressive, comprehensive antique George V English sterling silver flatware service for twelve persons - boxed; an addition to our flatware collection

SKU C7954

The pieces of this  exceptional and comprehensive antique George V English sterling silver canteen of cutlery service for twelve persons are crafted in a tapering form.


The surface of each tapering handle is embellished with a swept terminal accented with an oval floral rosette design.


The blade of each fish and hors d'oeuvre knife and fork, in addition to each salad fork are embellished with paralleling engraved borders.


This table canteen of silver cutlery for 12 persons contains 155 pieces:

Basic Service:
12 Table knives
12 Table forks
12 Soup spoons
12 Dessert knives
12 Dessert forks
12 Dessert spoons
12 Fish knives
12 Fish forks
12 Hors d'oeuvre knives
12 Hors d'oeuvre forks
12 Salad forks
12 Teaspoons
Additional Pieces:
Sauce ladle
Soup ladle
Pair of fruit serving spoons
Pair of salad servers
Fish serving knife
Fish serving fork
Carving fork
Carving knife
Sugar tongs

This impressive service benefits from an extensive range of serving pieces, in addition to an exceptional matching solid silver fish set and hors d'oeuvre service.


The pieces of this comprehensive service were crafted by the Sheffield silversmith V B Vickers & Co in 1930.


The original knives were crafted by the handle specialists Yates Brothers in 1930 and the stainless steel blades of the original table and dessert knives bear the mark 'Universe Cutlery, Sheffield Made' incorporated into a garter, in addition to the mark 'Firth, Brearley, Stainless De luxe'.


This impressive canteen of cutlery is fitted to the original, fine and impressive oak wood lift up lid and three draw canteen table; this is an impressive piece of furniture in its own right.


Each draw is fitted with two brass handles and an escutcheon to the anterior surface.


The interior of each drawer and the lift up lid retain the original green velvet interior.


This exceptional example of antique furniture retains the original fitted fully working locking mechanism and key.


Such compact canteen tables are desirable and becoming increasingly difficult to locate.


PLEASE NOTE: Due to the size and weight of this canteen, we are only able to offer free shipping within the UK. Please contact Andrew Campbell to enquire about worldwide transit costs.


Maker: V B Vickers & Co

Date: 1930

This antique silver cutlery service is an exceptional gauge of silver, exceptional quality and in exceptional presentation condition.

The service has been professionally polished and is in presentation condition.

The engraved decoration is all very crisp.

The oak canteen table has been professionally polished by a cabinet maker.

Full hallmarks struck to the reverse surface of each piece are all very clear; the hallmarks are struck deeply due to the exceptional gauge of silver.


Reflections in photographs may detract from the true representation of this fine and impressive table canteen of silver cutlery for 12 places.


Table knife 25.1cm/9.9"

Table fork 19.7cm/7.8"

Soup spoon 20cm/7.9"

Dessert knife 21.6cm/8.5"

Dessert fork 17.5cm/6.9"

Dessert spoon 18cm/7.1"

Fish knife 20.4cm/8"

Fish fork 17cm/6.7"

Hors d'oeuvre 16.2cm/6.4"

Hors d'oeuvre fork 14.4cm/5.7"

Salad fork 17.6cm/6.9"

Teaspoon 13.7cm/5.4"

Soup ladle 28.7cm/11.3"

Sauce ladle 17.2cm/6.8"

Fish serving knife 30.8cm/12.1"

Fish serving fork 21.9cm/8.6"

Fruit serving spoon 22.5cm/8.9"

Salad servers 21.4cm/8.4"

Carving fork 26.5cm/10.4"

Carving knife 36.5cm/14.4"

Sugar tongs 10.8cm/4.3"

204.9 troy ounces/6372g (excluding carving set, table and dessert knives)


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