The pieces of this exceptional, antique Edward VIII straight* sterling silver cutlery set for six persons have been crafted in the Sandringham pattern.
Each spoon and fork is embellished with a paralleling border to the handle, in addition to a pointed terminal.
This sterling silver Sandringham pattern cutlery set consists of 57 pieces:
- Basic Service:
- 6 Table knives
- 6 Table forks
- 6 Soup spoons
- 6 Dessert knives
- 6 Dessert forks
- 6 Dessert spoons
- 6 Teaspoons
- 6 Coffee spoons
- Additional Pieces:
- 6 Fruit serving spoons
- Pair of serving spoons
- Butter knife
The components of this canteen were crafted by the Sheffield silversmith Emile Viner of Viner's Ltd in 1936.
This impressive set benefits from the original knives fitted with the original composite handles and blades bearing the maker's mark 'By Appointment to H.M. The King, Viners Ltd, Sheffield', in addition to 'Stainless De-luxe'.
The blade of the butter knife is embellished with a textured finish to the rounded of terminal.
This exceptional canteen of cutlery is fitted to the original and impressive veneered oak wood lift up lid canteen box, with velvet and satin lined interior.
The cover of the box bears panels of veneered oak and the anterior surface of the box features exceptional stepped decoration, all archetypal of the iconic Art Deco movement.
* "Straight" means all the pieces are made by the same maker in the same year.
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