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Sterling Silver Canteen of Cutlery for Six Persons - Antique Victorian (1896)

An exceptional, fine and impressive antique Victorian English sterling silver straight Queen's pattern flatware service for six persons; an addition to our canteen of cutlery collection

SKU: A9790
Price: £4,950.00
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Queens Pattern Flatware Set
Sterling Silver Canteen of Cutlery for Six Persons - Antique Victorian (1896)
Queens Pattern Flatware Set
Sterling Silver Canteen of Cutlery for Six Persons - Antique Victorian (1896)
Queens Pattern Flatware Set
Sterling Silver Canteen of Cutlery for Six Persons - Antique Victorian (1896)
Queens Pattern Flatware Set
Sterling Silver Canteen of Cutlery for Six Persons - Antique Victorian (1896)
Queens Pattern Flatware Set
Sterling Silver Canteen of Cutlery for Six Persons - Antique Victorian (1896)
Queens Pattern Flatware Set
Sterling Silver Canteen of Cutlery for Six Persons - Antique Victorian (1896)
Queens Pattern Flatware Set
Sterling Silver Canteen of Cutlery for Six Persons - Antique Victorian (1896)
Queens Pattern Flatware Set
Sterling Silver Canteen of Cutlery for Six Persons - Antique Victorian (1896)
Queens Pattern Flatware Set
Sterling Silver Canteen of Cutlery for Six Persons - Antique Victorian (1896)
Queens Pattern Flatware Set
Sterling Silver Canteen of Cutlery for Six Persons - Antique Victorian (1896)
Queens Pattern Flatware Set
Sterling Silver Canteen of Cutlery for Six Persons - Antique Victorian (1896)
Queens Pattern Flatware Set
Sterling Silver Canteen of Cutlery for Six Persons - Antique Victorian (1896)
Queens Pattern Flatware Set
Sterling Silver Canteen of Cutlery for Six Persons - Antique Victorian (1896)

Description


The pieces of this exceptional, antique Victorian straight*, sterling silver flatware set for six persons have been crafted in Queen's pattern.


The surface of each fork and spoon handle is embellished with the classic Queen's pattern ornamentation, including a convex shell design to the terminal, in addition to the scroll bordered honeysuckle and rosette design.


Each piece features honeysuckle designs to the shoulders, in addition to the spoon and fork heels.


This Queens pattern flatware set consists of 30 pieces:

Basic Service:
6 Table forks
6 Table spoons
6 Dessert forks
6 Dessert spoons
6 Teaspoons

The components of this antique Victorian service have been crafted by the London silversmiths Thomas Alfred Slater, Walter Brindsley Slater & Henry Arthur Holland of Holland, Aldwinckle & Slater in 1896; as expected with period flatware crafted in London, this canteen is a superior gauge of silver.


This flatware service can be purchased with Queen pattern knives if so desired; for further information please contact Andrew Campbell directly at enquiries@acsilver.co.uk.

This exceptional sterling silver English cutlery set is fitted to a later and refitted oak wood lift up lid canteen box; the box has a vacant and versatile storage compartment to the rear portion.


The cover of the box secures with a working locking mechanism.


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


View the complete range of Victorian silverware at AC Silver

Date: 1896

Condition


This antique Queens pattern flatware set is an exceptional gauge of silver, exceptional quality and in exceptional presentation condition.

The Queens pattern ornamentation is all exceptionally sharp.

Full hallmarks struck to the reverse of each piece are all very clear.


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


Dimensions


Table fork 21.5cm/8.5"

Table spoon 22.5cm/8.9"

Dessert fork 18.3cm/7.2"

Dessert spoon 18.2cm/7.2"

Teaspoon 14.7cm/5.8"


Weight


70.3 troy ounces/2187g


 
 
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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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