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Sterling Silver Canteen of Cutlery for Six Persons - Antique George V (1930)

An exceptional, fine and impressive antique George V English sterling silver straight Albany pattern flatware service for six persons; an addition to our antique flatware sets

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Sterling Silver Canteen of Cutlery for Six Persons - Antique George V (1930)

Description


The pieces of this exceptional antique George V straight* sterling silver flatware set for six persons have been crafted in the Albany pattern, also known as the Queen Anne pattern.


The anterior and posterior surfaces of each piece features fluted decoration with a ball ornamentation to the terminal.


Each spoon and fork features further lobed decoration to the heel, reflecting the design to the handle terminal.


This cutlery set consists of 66 pieces:

Basic Service:
6 Table knives
6 Table forks
6 Soup spoons
6 Dessert knives
6 Dessert forks
6 Dessert spoons
6 Fish knives
6 Fish forks
6 Teaspoons
6 Coffee spoons
Basic Service:
4 Serving spoons
Pair of sauce ladles

This impressive Albany pattern flatware service benefits from the original, fine and impressive solid sterling silver fish service.


The pieces of this antique flatware set, including the original knives, have been crafted by the Birmingham silversmith Abrahams Brothers in 1930.


The original blade of each table and dessert knife bears the marks 'English Cutlery, Sheffield', in addition to 'Firth Stainless'.


This antique 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.


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Date: 1930

Condition


This antique Albany pattern 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 example of antique silverware.


Dimensions


Table knife 25.6cm/10.1"

Table fork 21.5cm/8.5"

Soup spoon 18.3cm/7.2"

Dessert knife 23.1cm/9.1"

Dessert fork 18.1cm/7.1"

Dessert spoon 18.5cm/7.3"

Fish knife 21.9cm/8.6"

Fish fork 18.7cm/7.4"

Teaspoon 13.2cm/5.2"

Coffee spoon 11.3cm/4.4"

Serving spoon 22.5cm/8.9"

Sauce ladle 19.8cm/7.8"


Weight


95.9 troy ounces/2983g (excluding original table and dessert knives)

 
 
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