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Sterling Silver Canteen of Cutlery for Ten Persons - Antique

An exceptional, fine and impressive, composite antique English sterling silver Old English Thread pattern flatware service for ten persons; an addition to our antique London silverware collection

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Silver 10 Place Cutlery Set
Sterling Silver Canteen of Cutlery for Ten Persons - Antique
Silver 10 Place Cutlery Set
Sterling Silver Canteen of Cutlery for Ten Persons - Antique
Silver 10 Place Cutlery Set
Sterling Silver Canteen of Cutlery for Ten Persons - Antique
Silver 10 Place Cutlery Set
Sterling Silver Canteen of Cutlery for Ten Persons - Antique
Silver 10 Place Cutlery Set
Sterling Silver Canteen of Cutlery for Ten Persons - Antique
Silver 10 Place Cutlery Set
Sterling Silver Canteen of Cutlery for Ten Persons - Antique
Silver 10 Place Cutlery Set
Sterling Silver Canteen of Cutlery for Ten Persons - Antique
Silver 10 Place Cutlery Set
Sterling Silver Canteen of Cutlery for Ten Persons - Antique
Silver 10 Place Cutlery Set
Sterling Silver Canteen of Cutlery for Ten Persons - Antique
Silver 10 Place Cutlery Set
Sterling Silver Canteen of Cutlery for Ten Persons - Antique
Silver 10 Place Cutlery Set
Sterling Silver Canteen of Cutlery for Ten Persons - Antique
Silver 10 Place Cutlery Set
Sterling Silver Canteen of Cutlery for Ten Persons - Antique
Silver 10 Place Cutlery Set
Sterling Silver Canteen of Cutlery for Ten Persons - Antique
Silver 10 Place Cutlery Set
Sterling Silver Canteen of Cutlery for Ten Persons - Antique
Silver 10 Place Cutlery Set
Sterling Silver Canteen of Cutlery for Ten Persons - Antique
Silver 10 Place Cutlery Set
Sterling Silver Canteen of Cutlery for Ten Persons - Antique
Silver 10 Place Cutlery Set
Sterling Silver Canteen of Cutlery for Ten Persons - Antique
Silver 10 Place Cutlery Set
Sterling Silver Canteen of Cutlery for Ten Persons - Antique
Silver 10 Place Cutlery Set
Sterling Silver Canteen of Cutlery for Ten Persons - Antique

Description


The pieces of this exceptional, antique sterling silver cutlery set have been crafted in the Old English Thread pattern.


The anterior and reverse surfaces of each piece are embellished with thread decoration paralleling the shape of the handle and encompassing the rounded heel.


The reverse of each spoon and anterior of each fork features a pip to the handle terminal.


This antique silver 10 place cutlery set consists of 73 pieces:

Basic Service:
10 Table knives
10 Table forks
10 Table spoons
10 Dessert knives
10 Dessert forks
10 Dessert spoons
10 Teaspoons
Additional Pieces:
Pair of sauce ladles
Serving spoon

The pieces of this impressive antique utilitarian London silver service were crafted by a variety of makers:

Table forks:
Chawner & Co (George William Adams), 1860-1872
Mary Chawner, 1834
Table spoons:
Chawner & Co (George William Adams), 1860
Mary Chawner, 1834
Dessert forks:
Chawner & Co (George William Adams), 1840 - 1843
Mary Chawner, 1836
Dessert spoons:
Chawner & Co (George William Adams), 1837 - 1843
Teaspoons:
Charles Eley, 1825
Serving pieces:
Mary Chawner, 1834 - 1838

The sterling silver service is presented with a set of vintage table and dessert knives* crafted by C J Vander Ltd in 1950.


These impressive examples of antique silverware are supplied in felt cutlery rolls; which not only protect the items in storage but significantly reduces tarnishing.


* Predominately all antique silver canteens have replacement knives as the originals have not stood the test of time.


Read a brief history of antique silver flatware


Condition


This silver 10 place cutlery set is an exceptional gauge of silver for its type, exceptional quality and in exceptional condition in keeping with age.

Each piece has been professionally polished.

The surface of some components shows minor signs of erasure but can be considered to be in presentation condition.

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


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


Dimensions


Table knife 26cm/10.2"

Table fork 20.4cm/8"

Table spoon 22.2cm/8.7"

Dessert knife 21.9cm/8.6"

Dessert fork 16.9cm/6.7"

Dessert spoon 17.1cm/6.7"

Teaspoon 14.5cm/5.7"

Sauce ladle 18.9cm/7.4"

Serving spoon 28cm/11"


Weight


93.4 troy ounces/2906g (excluding table and dessert knives)


 
 
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