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Sterling Silver Canteen of Cutlery by Mappin and Webb - Art Deco Style - Antique George V (1925)

An exceptional, fine and impressive antique George V English sterling silver straight Pembury pattern flatware service made in the Art Deco style; an addition to our canteen of cutlery collection

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Description


The pieces of this exceptional and comprehensive antique George V sterling silver cutlery set have been crafted in the Pembury pattern**.


The anterior surface of each fork and spoon handle has an Art Deco style plain paralleling stepped reeded edge with a fancy arched terminal.


Each handle features the contemporary bright cut engraved initial 'D'; the posterior surface of each handle is plain and unembellished.


This straight* Mappin and Webb cutlery set consists of 42 pieces:

Basic Service:
6 Table forks
6 Table spoons
12 Dessert forks
12 Dessert spoons
6 Teaspoons

The fundamental pieces of this Pembury pattern cutlery set have been crafted by the Sheffield silversmith Mappin & Webb Ltd in 1925 and bears the registration number 'RD NO 664560'.


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


This impressive Mappin and Webb cutlery is fitted to the original, fine and impressive oak lift up lid and well canteen box.


The upper plateau of the box cover incorporates an oval cartouche engraved with the aforementioned contemporary initial 'D'.


The interior of the box bears the retailer's mark 'Mappin & Webb LTD, London & Sheffield', in addition to item markers.


* "Straight" means all the pieces are made by the same maker in the same year.


** Pembury pattern was made by only two firms: Mappin & Webb Ltd and Roberts & Doré Ltd.


Read a brief history of canteens, flatware and cutlery


Date: 1925

Condition


This antique flatware service is a superior gauge of silver, exceptional quality and in exceptional condition.

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

The presentation box has been professionally polished by a cabinet maker.

Full hallmarks struck to the reverse of each piece are all very clear; the hallmarks are struck deeply due to the superior gauge of silver.


Reflections in photographs may detract from the true representation of this fine and impressive Mappin and Webb cutlery set.


Dimensions


Table fork 20cm/7.9"

Table spoon 21.5cm/8.5"

Dessert fork 18cm/7.1"

Dessert spoon 18.2cm/7.2"

Teaspoon 14cm/5.5"


Weight


74.2 troy ounces/2309g


 
 
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