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20th Century Silver Flatware Set
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Sterling Silver Canteen of Cutlery for Eight Persons - Art Deco Style - Vintage (1956)

£6,950.00

An exceptional, fine and impressive vintage Elizabeth II English sterling silver Glamis pattern flatware service for eight persons; an addition to our Art Deco canteen of cutlery collection

SKU C5366

The pieces of this exceptional vintage Elizabeth II straight* sterling silver flatware set for eight persons have been crafted in the Glamis pattern**.


The plain tapering surface of each handle is embellished with a convex ribbed design to the terminal.


This 20th century silver flatware set consists of 76 pieces:

Basic Service:
8 Table knives
8 Table forks
8 Table spoons
8 Soup spoons
8 Salad forks
8 Dessert knives
8 Dessert forks
8 Dessert spoons
8 Teaspoons
Additional Pieces:
4 Serving spoons

The fundamental components of this vintage service have been crafted by the Sheffield silversmiths Cooper Brothers & Sons Ltd in 1956, apart from the table and dessert knives, which are replacements***.


This impressive antique sterling silver canteen 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.


** Glamis pattern is a private design made by Copper Brothers & Sons Ltd.


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


View our collection of Art Deco cutlery.


Date: 1956

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 are all very clear; the hallmarks are deeply struck due to the exceptional gauge of silver.


Reflections in photographs may detract from the true representation of this impressive vintage silver cutlery set.


Table knife 24.4cm/9.6"

Dessert knife 21.9cm/8.6"

Table fork 19.9cm/7.8"

Salad fork 17.3cm/"

Dessert fork 15.1cm/5.9"

Table spoon 17.3cm/6.8"

Soup spoon 16.9cm/6.7"

Dessert spoon 15cm/5.9"

Teaspoon 12.4cm/4.9"

Serving spoon 20.4cm/8"


78.3 troy ounces/2436g (excluding table and dessert knives)


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