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SOLD - Sterling Silver & Mother of Pearl Canteen of Cutlery for 12 Persons - Art Deco - Antique

A magnificent, fine and impressive, Art Deco style antique George V sterling silver and mother of pearl table canteen for twelve persons; part of our antique canteen collection

SKU: W5302

SOLD - Sterling Silver & Mother of Pearl  Canteen of Cutlery for 12 Persons - Art Deco - Antique
SOLD - Sterling Silver & Mother of Pearl Canteen of Cutlery for 12 Persons - Art Deco - Antique


The pieces of this fine and comprehensive table canteen service for twelve persons have been crafted in the Art Deco style.

Each piece has been crafted in sterling silver.

All the knives, the carving forks and fish forks are all fitted with iconic angular Art Deco style, mother of pearl handles.

This comprehensive flatware service consists of:

Basic Service:

12 Table knives

12 Table forks

12 Fish knives

12 Fish forks

12 Soup spoons

12 Hor d'oeuvres / fruit knives

12 Hor d'oeuvres / Dessert forks

12 Dessert knives

12 Dessert spoons

12 Grapefruit spoons

12 Teaspoons

12 Coffee / Egg spoons


6 Serving spoons

Additional Pieces:

5 Piece carving set

Fish servers

Pair salad servers

Pair sauce ladles

Soup ladle

Bread knife

Pair butter knives

Pair mustard spoons

Pair salt spoons

Pair jam spoons

Pickle fork

Sugar tongs

This fine antique service benefits from four sterling silver knife rests.

The fish servers and fish knives are fitted with sterling silver blades.

The remaining knives, including the carvers retain the original stainless steel blades.

This comprehensive canteen is fitted to the original impressive mahogany Art Deco style canteen table with a hinged lift up lid and pull out drawer.

The drawer retains the original key and is fitted with two carved mother of pearl handles.

Date: 1938


The pieces of this very desirable Art Deco style canteen are a very good gauge of silver, fine quality and in excellent condition - this service has seen little use, hence its fine condition.

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

Full hallmarks struck to each piece are all very clear.

The mother of pearl handles are all in perfect condition.

The Art Deco style mahogany canteen table has been professionally polished by a cabinet maker, and is also in excellent, presentation condition.

Reflections in photographs may detract from the true representation of this magnificent George V canteen and associated canteen table.


Basic Service:

Table knife 22.3cm/8.9"

Table fork 19.5cm/7.8"

Fish knife 21.5cm/8.6"

Fish fork 18.4cm/7.3"

Soup spoon 19.2cm/7.7"

Hor d'oeuvres / fruit knife 17.3cm/6.9"

Hor d'oeuvres / Dessert fork 14.6cm/5.8"

Dessert knife 19.6cm/7.8"

Dessert fork 17.2cm/6.9"

Dessert spoon 18cm/7.2cm

Grapefruit spoon 14cm/5.6"

Teaspoon 12.3/4.9"

Coffee / Egg spoon 12.3/4.9"

Serving spoon 27 cm/10.8"

Additional Pieces:

5 Piece carving set

Fish server knife 27.5cm/11"

Fish server fork 20.5cm/8.2"

salad server 23.5cm/9.4"

Sauce ladle 16.4cm/5.6"

Soup ladle 27.5cm/11"

Bread knife 30.7cm/12.3"

Butter knife 16cm/4"

Mustard spoon 9.4cm/3.7"

Salt spoon 9cm/3.2"

Salt spoon 9cm/3.2"

Jam spoon 13.7cm/5.5"

Pickle fork 19.2cm/7.7"

Sugar tongs 10.5cm/4.2"

Knife rest 8cm/3.2"

Total Weight

182 troy ounces/5661g (excluding pieces with stainless steel blades and/or mother of pearl handles)

View the complete canteen collection at AC Silver

PLEASE NOTE: Due to the size and weight of this magnificent canteen, we are unable to offer free shipping/delivery. Please contact Andrew Campbell directly at enquiries@acsilver.co.uk to enquire about transit costs.

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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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