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Antique George V Sterling Silver and Mother of Pearl Fruit/Dessert Service
Offered by AC Silver
The blades of the knives have a plain pointed form and the forks each have three tines/prongs.
The anterior surface of each knife blade is embellished with fine and impressive bright cut engraved scrolling leaf decorated border to one side.
The anterior surface of each fork is ornamented with a bright cut engraved paralleling border to the base of the tines.
The reverse surface of each piece is plain and unembellished.
Each piece of this silverfruit cutlery set is fitted with the original carved mother of pearl handle.
All the knives and forks retain the original, plain hallmarked sterling silver ferrules.
Each piece is fitted to the fine and impressive original hinged oak canteen box with a lift up lid and lift out tray.
The interior of the box retains the original velvet and satin lining, incorporating the retailer's mark 'By appointment to H. M. The King, The Goldsmiths Silversmiths Company Ltd, 112 Regent ST London'.
This impressive canteen box is ornamented with brass fittings, including a vacant oval cartouche and escutcheon.
The original presentation box features an inset panels to the interior rim displaying the renowned maker's and retailer's mark 'Goldsmiths & Silversmiths Company Ltd' and '112, Regent Street, London, W'.
Length of handle 7.5cm/3"
Length of handle 6.8cm/2.7"
Not measurable as mother of pearl handles
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The mother of pearl handles are all in perfect condition.
Full hallmarks struck to the surface of each knife and reverse of each fork, in addition to the ferrules, are all very clear.
Reflections in photographs may detract from the true representation of these fine examples of antique cutlery.
Origin: Sheffield, England
|Height||18.40 cm||(7.24 inches)|
|Width||2.30 cm||(0.91 inches)|
35B St Georges Terrace
Tyne & Wear