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Dutch Silver Canteen of Cutlery for Eight Persons - Antique


An exceptional, fine and impressive antique Dutch silver straight flatware service for eight persons; an addition to our canteen of cutlery collection

SKU A7032

The pieces of this exceptional antique Dutch silver canteen of cutlery for 8 persons have been crafted in a plain rounded form, reflecting the classic Old English pattern.

The anterior surface of each fork and spoon handle features a pip to the terminal.

This canteen of cutlery for 8 consists of 40 pieces:

Basic Service:
8 Table forks
8 Table spoons
8 Dessert forks
8 Dessert spoons
Additional Pieces:
Pair of serving spoons
Pair of serving ladles
Pair of sauce ladles
Soup ladle
Serving fork

The Dutch hallmarks struck to the dessert service and majority of the ladles include:

Maker's mark: GZ (Gerritsen N.V. Ned.)

Silver quality/purity mark: Lion Passant mark with 2nd standard purity (.833, 833/1000)

Duty mark: Minerva head, B (Utrecht)

Date letter: L (1921)

The table forks and spoons are crafted in the identical standard silver by Van Kempen in The Hague, 1920, whereas one serving ladle is crafted by C.L.J. Begeer in Utrecht, 1915.

This flatware service can be purchased with sterling silver handled Old English pattern knives if so desired; Learn more about the history of knives

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

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Maker: Various Makers

Date: 1915-1921

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

Each piece has been professionally polished and is in presentation condition.

Full Dutch hallmarks struck to the reverse surface of each handle are all very clear

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

Table fork 20.6cm/8.1"

Table spoon 20.8cm/8.2"

Dessert fork 18.1cm/7.1"

Dessert spoon 18.3cm/7.2"

Serving spoon 27cm/10.6"

Serving ladle 23.5cm/9.3"

Sauce ladle 17.3cm/6.8"

Soup ladle 29.2cm/11.5"

Serving fork 22.7cm/8.9"

85.8 troy ounces/2668g

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