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Sterling Silver Canteen of Cutlery for Eight Persons - Antique George V (1918)

An exceptional, fine and impressive, comprehensive antique George V English straight sterling silver flatware service for Eight persons; an addition to our canteen of cutlery collection

SKU: A8281

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The pieces of this exceptional and comprehensive antique George V straight* sterling silver flatware set for 8 persons have been crafted in a similar design to Jesmond/Berkshire pattern.

The surface of each rounded handle is embellished with scrolling leaf designs and thread decorated borders to a semi-circular leaf decorated terminal.

The anterior surface of each fork and spoon, in addition to the fish service, is ornamented with the contemporary bright cut engraved crest depicting out of a coronet a demi-stag.

This sterling silver flatware set for 8 consists of 87 pieces:

Basic Service:
8 Table knives
8 Table forks
8 Soup spoons
8 Dessert knives
8 Dessert forks
8 Dessert spoons
8 Teaspoons
8 Fish knives
8 Fish forks
Additional Pieces:
4 Serving spoons
Pair of fish servers
Pair of sauce ladles
Pair of salt spoons
Pickle fork
Cheese scoop
Caddy spoon
Tea strainer
Sugar tongs

This impressive service benefits from a fine and impressive solid sterling silver fish service and pair of fish servers.

The fundamental components of this antique service have been crafted by the renowned silversmiths Goldsmiths & Silversmiths Co Ltd between 1918-1919; the components have been hallmarked between the Sheffield and London assay offices.

The replacement table and dessert knives were crafted by Roberts & Belk Ltd in 1992 and the blades bear the maker's mark 'Roberts & Belk Ltd, Furnival Works, Sheffield England'.

This impressive antique sterling silver flatware for 8 is supplied in felt cutlery rolls; which not only protect the items in storage but significantly reduce tarnishing.

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

Read a brief history of antique silver flatware at AC Silver

Date: 1918


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

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

The ornamentation to each piece is very sharp.

Full hallmarks struck to the reverse of each piece and surface of each fish knife blade are all very clear.

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


Table knife 24.8cm/9.8"

Table fork 20.3cm/8"

Table spoon 20.4cm/8"

Dessert knife 21.5cm/8.5"

Dessert fork 17.7cm/7"

Dessert spoon 18cm/7.1"

Fish knife 20.7cm/8.1"

Fish fork 18.3cm/7.2"

Teaspoon 12.9cm/5.1"

Serving spoon 21.2cm/8.3"

Serving fish knife 31cm/12.2"

Serving fish fork 25cm/9.8"

Sauce ladle 17.4cm/6.9"

Salt spoon 9.5cm/3.7"

Pickle fork 18.6cm/7.3"

Cheese scoop 19.4cm/7.6"

Caddy spoon 13.5cm/5.3"

Tea strainer 15.7cm/6.2"

Sugar tongs 12.3cm/4.8"


150.5 troy ounces/4682g (excluding the table and dessert knives)

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