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Sterling Silver Canteen of Cutlery for Twelve Persons

An exceptional, fine and impressive antique English sterling silver King's Husk pattern flatware service for twelve persons; an addition to our canteen of cutlery collection

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Sterling Silver Canteen of Cutlery for Twelve Persons - Antique

Description


The pieces of this fine, antique sterling silver flatware set for 12 persons have been crafted in King's Husk pattern*.


The anterior surface of each piece is embellished with the bright cut engraved crest displaying out of a coronet a demi-lion rampant.


This sterling silver flatware set consists of 43 pieces:

Basic Service:
12 Table forks
6 Table/Serving spoons
12 Dessert forks
12 Dessert spoons
Additional Pieces:
Gravy spoon

The components of this highly desirable antique service were crafted by a variety of London silversmiths:

Table forks:
John James Whiting, 1838
Table spoons:
William Theobalds, 1836
Dessert forks:
John James Whiting, 1845 (11)
William Eaton, 1844 (1)
Dessert spoons:
William Eley & William Fearn, 1823-1824
Gravy spoon:
John James Whiting, 1847

This flatware service can be purchased with King's Husk pattern knives if desired; for further information please contact Andrew Campbell directly at [email protected].


This impressive Kings pattern cutlery canteen is supplied in felt cutlery rolls; which not only protect the items in storage but significantly reduces tarnishing.


* King's Husk pattern was first introduced within the Regency period and is a variation of the classic King's pattern; the alteration being a double struck husk shell motif to the terminal of the handle and reverse side of the bowl. This pattern is considered to be a highly desirable and sought after design.


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Condition


This antique sterling silver flatware set for 12 is an exceptional gauge of silver, exceptional quality and in exceptional condition.

The King's pattern ornamentation is very sharp.

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 silver canteen.


Dimensions


Table fork 20.2cm/8"

Table/serving spoon 22.2cm/8.7"

Dessert fork 17.2cm/6.8"

Dessert spoon 17.8cm/7"

Gravy spoon 30.8cm/12.1"


Weight


111.9 troy ounces/3482g


 
 
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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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