Antique Edwardian Sterling Silver Canteen of Cutlery for Ten Persons
Antique Edwardian Sterling Silver Canteen of Cutlery for Ten Persons
Antique Edwardian Sterling Silver Canteen of Cutlery for Ten Persons
Antique Edwardian Sterling Silver Canteen of Cutlery for Ten Persons
Antique Edwardian Sterling Silver Canteen of Cutlery for Ten Persons
Antique Edwardian Sterling Silver Canteen of Cutlery for Ten Persons
Antique Edwardian Sterling Silver Canteen of Cutlery for Ten Persons
Antique Edwardian Sterling Silver Canteen of Cutlery for Ten Persons
Antique Edwardian Sterling Silver Canteen of Cutlery for Ten Persons
Antique Edwardian Sterling Silver Canteen of Cutlery for Ten Persons
Antique Edwardian Sterling Silver Canteen of Cutlery for Ten Persons
Antique Edwardian Sterling Silver Canteen of Cutlery for Ten Persons

DAVID AND GEORGE EDWARD (worked c.1880-1920)

Antique Edwardian Sterling Silver Canteen of Cutlery for Ten Persons

1903 Sheffield

Offered by AC Silver

£6,950 gbp
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The pieces of this exceptional antique Edwardian sterling silver straight* flatware service for ten persons have been crafted in the Hanoverian Rat Tail pattern.

The surface of each handle is plain and unembellished, apart from a pip to the anterior terminal.

Each spoon features an impressive rat tail ornamentation to the reverse of the bowl.

This canteen of cutlery made in Sheffield consists of 70 pieces:

Basic Service:
10 Table knives
10 Table forks
10 Table spoons
10 Dessert knives
10 Dessert forks
10 Dessert spoons
10 Teaspoons

The fundamental pieces of this silver cutlery set have been crafted by the Sheffield silversmith JDavid & George Edward of George Edward & Sons in 1903, apart from the table and dessert knives, which are replacements**.

The replacement Sheffield made sterling silver knives were crafted in 1967 and retain the original steel blades.

This canteen of cutlery can be purchased with plain sterling silver handled Old English pattern knives if so desired, for further information please contact Andrew Campbell directly at enquiries@acsilver.co.uk; an example of these knives can been seen included within the service SKU:A5136.

This antique flatware service is supplied in felt cutlery rolls; which not only protect the items in storage but significantly reduce tarnishing.

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

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

Dimensions

Table knife 23.8cm/9.4"

Table fork 20cm/7.9"

Table spoon 21.1cm/8.3"

Dessert knife 21.4cm/8.4"

Dessert fork 17.1cm/6.7"

Dessert spoon 17.5cm/6.9"

Teaspoon 12.3cm/4.8"



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This antique flatware service is an exceptional gauge of silver, exceptional quality and in exceptional condition.

The service has been professionally polioshed and is in presentation condition.

The stainless steel blades to the knives have some natural discolouration.

Reflections in photographs may detract from the true representation of this fine and impressive canteen of cutlery made in Sheffield.
Maker: George Edward & Sons (David & George Edward)

Date: 1903

Origin: Sheffield, England
Can be viewed at AC Silver’s Newcastle store, online at www.acsilver.co.uk. Please quote SALES CODE SKU A6133 when enquiring about the piece.
Complimentary insurance valuation with images and text is provided with your purchase
Dimensions
Width 23.00 cm (9.06 inches)
Weight 89.40oz t (2780.34g)
Stock Code
A6133
Medium
An exceptional, fine and impressive antique Edwardian English sterling silver straight Hanoverian Rat Tail pattern canteen of cutlery for ten persons; an addition to our antique flatware sets
Signed/Inscribed
Full hallmarks struck to the reverse of each piece are all very clear.
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