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SOLD - Sterling Silver Canteen of Cutlery for Eight Persons - Art Deco - Antique George V

A fine and impressive antique George V English sterling silver Art Deco style flatware service for eight persons in the Modern Grecian form - boxed; an addition to our canteen collection

SKU: W7715

SOLD - Sterling Silver Canteen of Cutlery for Eight Persons - Art Deco - Antique George V
SOLD - Sterling Silver Canteen of Cutlery for Eight Persons - Art Deco - Antique George V


The pieces of this fine antique George V English sterling silver flatware service for eight persons are crafted in a plain Art Deco style similar to the Modern Grecian form.

Each spoon and fork has a tapering cut cornered handle in the Art Deco style, ornamented with a tooled decorated border.

The stainless steel blades to the knives and carving set retain the original bone handles.

This flatware service consists of:

Basic Service:
8 Table knives
8 Table forks
4 Table/Serving spoons
8 Soup spoons
8 Dessert knives
8 Dessert forks
8 Dessert spoons
8 Teaspoons
Additional Pieces:
Pair of sauce ladles
Carving knife
Carving fork
Sharpening steel

The fundamental pieces of flatware have been crafted by the chairman of Harrods Ltd, Richard Woodman Burbridge in 1935; apart from one replacement teaspoon which is made in a similar style.

This impressive canteen of cutlery is fitted to the original, fine and impressive Art Deco style walnut veneered lift up lid and well, one draw canteen box retaining the original Bakelite handle.

The interior of the canteen is lined with the original green velvet.

This canteen of cutlery can be purchased with sterling silver Modern Grecian handled knives if so desired, supplied in felt cutlery rolls, for further information please contact Andrew Campbell directly at enquiries@acsilver.co.uk.

Date: 1935


This antique canteen of cutlery is a very good gauge of silver, fine quality and in excellent condition.

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

The interior of the box is in excellent presentation condition in keeping with age.

The walnut box has been professionally polished by a cabinet maker and is in fine presentation condition.

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

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


Table knife 23.5cm/9.3"

Table fork 20.1cm/7.9"

Table/serving spoon 21.5cm/8.5"

Soup spoon 18.3cm/7.2"

Dessert knife 20.6cm/8.1"

Dessert fork 17.8cm/7"

Dessert spoon 18.7cm/7.4"

Teaspoon 12.5cm/4.9"

Pair of sauce ladles 18.1cm/7.1"

Carving knife 32.9cm/13"

Carving fork 24.6cm/9.7"

Sharpening steel 29.9cm/11.8"

Total Weighable Silver

72 troy ounces/2240g (excluding the carving set, table and dessert knives)

View the complete range of Art Deco style silverware at AC Silver

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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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