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Sterling Silver Canteen of Cutlery for Six Persons - Antique George V (1922)

An exceptional, fine and impressive antique George V English sterling silver straight Hanoverian Rat Tail pattern canteen of cutlery for six persons; an addition to our antique flatware sets

SKU: C1020

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The pieces of this exceptional antique George V straight* sterling silver flatware service for 6 persons have been crafted in the Hanoverian Rat Tail pattern.

The surface of each handle is plain and unembellished, apart from a pip to the anterior terminal.

Each spoon and fork features an impressive rat tail ornamentation to the reverse of the bowl.

This sterling silver flatware service for 6 persons consists of 49 pieces:

Basic Service:
6 Table forks
6 Table spoons
6 Soup spoons
6 Dessert forks
6 Dessert spoons
6 Teaspoons
6 Egg spoons
Additional Pieces:
Pair of serving spoons
Pair of sauce ladles
Soup ladle
Sifter spoon
Sugar tongs

This service benefits from solid silver egg spoons and additional serving pieces.

Each component of this silver cutlery set have been crafted by the renowned Birmingham silversmiths Elkington and Co Ltd in 1922.

This flatware set can be purchased with English sterling silver Hanoverian pattern knives if so desired; for further information please contact Andrew Campbell directly at [email protected].

This antique flatware service 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.

View the full range of cutlery sets available at AC Silver

Date: 1922


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

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

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

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


Table fork 20.4cm/8"

Table spoon 21.4cm/8.4"

Soup spoon 20cm/7.9"

Dessert fork 18.4cm/7.2"

Dessert spoon 17.4cm/6.9"

Teaspoon 13.4cm/5.3"

Egg spoon 13.1cm/5.2"

Serving spoon 21.4cm/8.4"

Sauce ladle 18.5cm/7.3"

Soup ladle 31.7cm/12.5"

Sifter spoon 15.5cm/6.1"

Sugar tongs 11cm/4.3"


91.6 troy ounces/2849g

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Andrew Campbell started trading in antiques during the 1970s. 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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