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Sterling Silver Canteen of Cutlery for Twelve Persons - Antique George V

An exceptional, fine and impressive, comprehensive antique English sterling silver Windsor I pattern flatware service for twelve persons - mahogany boxed; an addition to our canteen of cutlery collection

SKU: C2651

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The pieces of this impressive, antique straight* sterling silver canteen of cutlery for twelve persons have been crafted in the Windsor I pattern.

Each spoon and fork has a scalloped shaped handle terminal with a simplified paralleling border.

The bowls of the egg spoons retain the original gilding.

This mahogany boxed canteen of cutlery consists of 169 pieces:

Basic Service:
12 Table knives
12 Table forks
12 Table spoons
12 Soup spoons
12 Dessert knives
12 Dessert forks
12 Dessert spoons
12 Fruit knives
12 Fruit forks
12 Fish knives
12 Fish forks
12 Teaspoons
12 Egg spoons
Additional Pieces:
Pair of fish servers
Pair of sugar tongs
Pair of sauce ladles
Soup ladle
Sugar sifter
Gravy spoon
Large carving knife
Small carving knife
Large carving fork
Small carving fork

This impressive Mahogany boxed canteen of cutlery benefits from an impressive pair of fish servers, solid silver fish service in addition to a mother of pearl handled fruit service.

The fundamental components of this canteen were crafted by Akin Brothers in 1926; the components will have been crafted in the same year but due to the hallmarking system they bear the date letter 'h' and 'i'.

This impressive set features the original carving set fitted with composite handles and bearing the maker's mark 'Atkin Brothers, Truto Works, Sheffield, Stainless'.

The original composite handled table and dessert knives bear the maker's mark 'Atkin Brothers, Truto Works, Sheffield, Stainless' to the stainless steel blades.

This boxed canteen of cutlery can be purchased with plain sterling silver handled knives and supplied in felt cutlery rolls if so desired; for further information please contact Andrew Campbell directly.

This exceptional canteen of cutlery is fitted to the original and impressive mahogany wood, lift up lid and three drawer canteen box; this box is an exceptional standalone piece of furniture.

The upper portion of the box is embellished with an interlacing fretwork panel accented with a central escutcheon.

The drawers of the canteen box incorporate flame vaneer panels and are fitted with a decorative hinged handles and escutcheon, incorporating an escutcheon to the centre.

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

View the complete flatware collection at AC Silver

Date: 1926


This mahogany boxed canteen of cutlery is an exceptional gauge of silver, exceptional quality and in exceptional presentation condition.

Each component has been professionally polished.

There has been some minor repair to the fretwork of the mahogany wood box by a cabinet; this piece of furniture is in presentation condition.

Full hallmarks struck to the reverse surface of each piece, and anterior surface of the fruit fish services, and are all very clear.

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


Table knife 25.5cm/10"

Table fork 20.1cm/7.9"

Table spoon 21.9cm/8.6"

Soup spoon 19cm/7.5"

Dessert knife 21.3cm/8.4"

Dessert fork 18.2cm/7.2"

Dessert spoon 17.9cm/7"

Fruit knife 19.2cm/7.6"

Fruit fork 15.5cm/6.1"

Fish knife 22cm/8.7"

Fish fork 18.4cm/7.2"

Teaspoon 12.7cm/5"

Egg spoon 12.6cm/5"

Fish server knife 30.8cm/12.1"

Fish server fork 23.8cm/9.4"

Sugar tongs 10.8cm/4.3"

Sauce ladle 16.8cm/6.6"

Soup ladle 30cm/11.8"

Sugar sifter 12cm/4.7"

Gravy spoon 31cm/12.2"

Carving knife large 36.1cm/14.2"

Carving knife small 31.4cm/12.4"

Carving fork large 26.2cm/10.3"

Carving fork small 25.5cm/10"

Sharpener 19.3cm/7.6"

Total Weight

190.2 troy ounces/5914g (excluding the composite and mother of pearl handled components)

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