The pieces of this exceptional, antique Victorian straight* sterling silver flatware set for six persons have been crafted in the Fiddle, Thread and Shell pattern.
The surface of each handle is embellished with a paralleling thread decorated border accented with a shell design to the terminal and reverse of each bowl.
The anterior surface of each spoon and posterior surface of each fork handle terminal are ornamented with a contemporary bright cut engraved crest of a hawk rousant.
This Fiddle Thread and Shell pattern flatware set consists of 32 pieces:
- Basic Service:
- 6 Table forks
- 6 Table spoons
- 6 Dessert forks
- 6 Dessert spoons
- 6 Teaspoons
- Additional Pieces:
- Pair of sugar tongs
- Sauce ladle
The fundamental pieces of this service have been crafted by the collectable, renowned silversmith and flatware maker George Adams of Chawner & Co in 1846.
This antique silver service can be purchased with knives if so desired, either a traditional Thread and Shell pattern or Fiddle Thread and Shell pattern can be arranged; for further information please contact Andrew Campbell directly.
This antique flatware service is supplied in felt cutlery rolls; which not only protect the items in storage but significantly reduces tarnishing.
* "Straight" means all the pieces are made by the same maker in the same year.
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