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SOLD - Sterling Silver Canteen of Cutlery for Ten Persons - Art Deco Style - Antique George VI

An exceptional, fine and impressive, comprehensive antique George VI English sterling silver straight Westminster I pattern flatware service for ten persons in the Art Deco style; an addition to our canteen of cutlery collection

SKU: W9812

SOLD - Sterling Silver Canteen of Cutlery for Ten Persons - Art Deco Style - Antique George VI
SOLD - Sterling Silver Canteen of Cutlery for Ten Persons - Art Deco Style - Antique George VI


The pieces of this exceptional, antique George VI sterling silver straight* flatware service for ten persons have been crafted in the Westminster I pattern.

The surface of each handle is embellished with ribbed decoration to the upper portion of the shaft with scrolling leaf designs flanking the plain portion of each terminal.

The reverse surface of each table and cheese fork, and each spoon is plain with a scrolling leaf design to the terminal reflecting the same design to that of the anterior surface.

This flatware service consists of:

Basic Service:
10 Table knives
10 Table forks
10 Soup spoons
10 Dessert knives
10 Dessert forks
10 Dessert spoons
10 Fish knives
10 Fish forks
10 Cheese knives
10 Cheese forks
10 Teaspoons
Additional Pieces:
2 Serving spoons
Pair of fish servers

This impressive service benefits from a fine and impressive solid sterling silver fish service, in addition to a dessert service; the tines of the dessert forks are crafted in stainless steel.

The entire components of this antique silver flatware set, including the original knives, have been crafted by the Birmingham silversmiths Elkington & Co Ltd in 1937.

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.

Date: 1937


This antique silver flatware set is an exceptional gauge of silver, exceptional quality and in exceptional condition.

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

The Westminster I pattern is all very sharp.

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

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


Table knife 23.7cm/9.3"

Table fork 19.6cm/7.7"

Soup spoon 18.4cm/7.2"

Dessert knife 19.2cm/7.6"

Dessert fork 18.1cm/7.1"

Dessert spoon 19cm/7.5"

Fish knife 20.6cm/8.1"

Fish fork 18cm/7.1"

Cheese knife 20.5cm/8.1"

Cheese fork 18.2cm/7.2"

Teaspoon 12.5cm/4.9"

Serving spoon 21.5cm/8.5"

Fish server knife 29.8cm/11.7"

Fish server fork 24.7cm/9.7"


164 troy ounces/5100g (excluding dessert service, table and cheese 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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