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

ELKINGTON (worked from c.1824)

Antique Edwardian Sterling Silver Canteen of Cutlery for Twelve Persons

1902 Birmingham

Offered by AC Silver

£6,950 gbp
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The pieces of this fine and comprehensive, antique Edwardian sterling silver straight* flatware service for twelve persons have been crafted in Lily pattern.

The Lily pattern leaf decoration to the handle terminal and heel of each piece is a classic example of mid-Victorian naturalism.

This flatware service consists of 77 pieces:

Basic Service:
12 Table knives
12 Table forks
12 Dessert knives
12 Dessert forks
12 Dessert spoons
12 Soup spoon

Additional Pieces:
Pair of salad servers
Pair of gravy spoons
Soup ladle

This comprehensive antique canteen benefits from very large and impressive salad servers, gravy spoons and a soup ladle; all crafted in the Lily pattern.

The entire components of this antique service have been crafted by the renowned Birmingham silversmiths Elkington & Co Ltd in 1902, apart from the table and dessert knives.

The bone handled knives were crafted in a similar period by John Round & Son of Sheffield and are fitted with steel blades.

This flatware service can be purchased with matching silver handled knives with stainless steel blades, if so desired. This service would take approximately 8-10 weeks for an additional cost of pound sign 2000. For further information please contact Andrew Campbell directly at enquiries@acsilver.co.uk.

This flatware service can be purchased with matching silver handled knives with stainless steel blades, if so desired. The additional cost is pound sign1750 and could be dispatched immediately, with the rest of the service. For further information please contact Andrew Campbell directly at enquiries@acsilver.co.uk.

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

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

Dimensions

Table knife 27.5cm/10.8"

Table fork 22.1cm/8.7"

Dessert knife 21.9cm/8.6"

Dessert fork 19cm/7.5"

Dessert spoon 19cm/7.5"

Soup spoon 19.9cm/7.8"

Gravy spoon 34cm/13.4"

Salad servers 33.7cm/13.3"

Soup ladle 33.6cm/13.2"

Weight

144 troy ounces/4479g (excluding the table and dessert knives)


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All items are fully insured and sent at the risk of AC Silver.
This antique canteen of cutlery is an exceptional gauge of silver, exceptional quality and in exceptional presentation condition.

The definition of the Lily pattern is very sharp.

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

Reflections in photographs may detract from the true representation of this fine and impressive Edwardian canteen.
Maker: Elkington & Co Ltd

Origin: Birmingham, England

Date: 1902
Can be viewed at AC Silver’s Newcastle store, online at www.acsilver.co.uk. Please quote SALES CODE SKU W8356 when enquiring about the piece.
Complimentary insurance valuation with images and text is provided with your purchase
Stock Code
W8356
Medium
An exceptional, fine and impressive, comprehensive antique Edwardian English sterling silver Lily pattern flatware service for twelve persons; an addition to our canteen of cutlery collection
Signed/Inscribed
Full hallmarks struck to the reverse of each piece are all very clear.
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