The pieces of this exceptional vintage straight* sterling silver cutlery service for eight persons have been crafted in the Old English Bead pattern.
The anterior and posterior surface of each piece of cutlery is embellished with a bead decorated border paralleling the shape of the handle.
The anterior of each handle terminal is further ornamented with impressive intertwining engraved decoration forming a vacant cartouche.
This cutlery set consists of 58 pieces:
- Basic Service:
- 8 Table knives
- 8 Table forks
- 8 Soup spoons
- 8 Dessert knives
- 8 Dessert forks
- 8 Dessert spoons
- 8 Teaspoons
- Additional Pieces:
- Pair of serving spoons
The pieces of this silver flatware set, including the original knives, have been crafted by the Sheffield silversmiths Roberts & Belk Ltd in 1992.
The knives are fitted with the original blades and bear the mark 'Roberts & Belk Ltd, Furnival Works, Sheffield, England'.
This vintage canteen of cutlery 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.