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The anterior surface of each fork and spoon handle has an Art Deco style plain paralleling stepped reeded edge with a fancy arched terminal.
Each handle features the contemporary bright cut engraved initials 'BDS', in an Art Deco style typeface.
The posterior surfaces are plain and unembellished.
This Mappin and Webb cutlery canteen consists of 203 pieces:
12 Table knives
12 Table forks
12 Soup spoons
12 Dessert knives
12 Dessert forks
12 Dessert spoons
12 Fish knives
12 Fish forks
12 Fruit knives
12 Fruit forks
12 O'deourve knives
12 O'deourve forks
12 Cake forks
12 Grapefruit spoons
12 Ice-cream spoons
6 Table/Serving spoons
Pair of butter knives
Fish serving knife
Fish serving fork
This impressive service benefits from a comprehensive range of serving pieces in addition to the solid silver fish, fruit and o'deorve services; the blades of each piece is crafted in sterling silver.
These additional services bear the registration number 'Rd664260'.
The fundamental pieces of this Pembury pattern cutlery set, including the original knives, have been crafted by the Sheffield silversmith Mappin & Webb Ltd in 1926, apart from one plain replacement teaspoon which is stamped with sterling to the posterior surface.
The anterior surface of this replacement teaspoon is plain and does not bear the aforementioned engraved initials.
The stainless steel blades to each of the original table and dessert knives bear the maker's mark 'Trustworthy, Mappin & Webb, Sheffield, Stainless'.
This exceptional comprehensive sterling silver service is fitted to the original and impressive cross banded oak wood three drawer canteen table.
Two drawers have vacant and versatile storage compartments to the rear portions.
The box is fitted with original brass drawer handles and supported by four impressive carved cabriole style legs; this box is an impressive piece of furniture in its own right.
* "Straight" means all the pieces are made by the same maker in the same year.
** Pembury pattern was made by only two firms: Mappin & Webb Ltd and Roberts & Doré Ltd.
Table knife 23.5cm/9.3"
Table fork 20cm/7.9"
Soup spoon 20cm/7.9"
Dessert knife 21cm/8.3"
Dessert fork 18cm/7.1"
Dessert spoon 18.2cm/7.2"
Fish knife 21.5cm/8.5"
Fish fork 18.7cm/7.4"
Fruit knife 18.2cm/7.2"
Fruit fork 16cm/6.3"
O'dourve knife 17.4cm/6.9"
O'dourve fork 15.5cm/6.1"
Cake fork 14.5cm/5.7"
Grapefruit spoon 14cm/5.5"
Ice-cream spoon 13.7cm/5.4"
Table/Serving spoon 21.4cm/8.4"
Butter knife 16.9cm/6.7"
Fish server knife 30.8cm/12.1"
Fish server fork 22.3cm/8.8"
Sauce ladle 18cm/7.1"
231 troy ounces/7185g (excluding table and dessert)
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Each component has been professionally polished and is in presentation condition.
The presentation table unit has been professionally polished by a cabinet maker.
The original interior is in excellent presentation condition; there is a surface blemish to the storage compartment of one draw, this is not visible until the drawer is removed from the table unit.
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 antique canteen.
Origin: Sheffield, England
35B St Georges Terrace
Tyne & Wear