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SOLD - Sterling Silver Canteen of Cutlery for Twelve Persons by George Adams - Antique

A fine and impressive antique Victorian English sterling silver fiddle pattern flatware service for twelve persons made by George Adams; an addition to our Victorian silver canteen collection

SKU: A2578

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SOLD - Sterling Silver Canteen of Cutlery for Twelve Persons by George Adams - Antique
SOLD - Sterling Silver Canteen of Cutlery for Twelve Persons by George Adams - Antique


The pieces of this fine antique Victorian sterling silver flatware service for twelve persons have been crafted in the fiddle pattern.

The reverse of each spoon and ladle features a rounded heel.

This Victorian flatware service consists of:

Basic Service:
12 Table knives
12 Table forks
12 Table spoons
12 Dessert knives
12 Dessert forks
12 Dessert spoons
12 Teaspoons
Additional Pieces:
Gravy spoon
Soup ladle
Pair of sauce ladles

The fundamental pieces of this service have been crafted by the renowned and collectable silversmith and flatware maker George Adams of London, apart from the table and dessert knives, which are replacements*.

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

This canteen of cutlery can be purchased without the knives if so desired, for further information please contact Andrew Campbell directly at enquiries@acsilver.co.uk.

*Predominately all antique silver canteens have replacement knives as the originals have not stood the test of time.

Date: 1844-65


The pieces of this impressive antique canteen are an exceptional gauge of silver, fine quality and in exceptional 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 these examples of antique silverware.


Table knife 24.9cm/9.8"

Table fork 20.6cm/8.1"

Table spoon 22.2cm/8.7"

Dessert knife 22.2cm/8.7"

Dessert fork 17.6cm/6.9"

Dessert spoon 18.2cm/7.2"

Teaspoon 14.2cm/5.6"

Gravy spoon 30.1cm/11.9"

Soup ladle 32.2cm/12.7"

Sauce ladle 18.2cm/7.2"

Total Weight

126 troy ounces/3919g (excluding table and dessert knives)

View the complete canteen collection at AC Silver

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Andrew Campbell started trading in antiques during the 1970s. 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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