Antique George V Sterling Silver and Mother of Pearl Fruit/Dessert Service
Antique George V Sterling Silver and Mother of Pearl Fruit/Dessert Service
Antique George V Sterling Silver and Mother of Pearl Fruit/Dessert Service
Antique George V Sterling Silver and Mother of Pearl Fruit/Dessert Service
Antique George V Sterling Silver and Mother of Pearl Fruit/Dessert Service
Antique George V Sterling Silver and Mother of Pearl Fruit/Dessert Service
Antique George V Sterling Silver and Mother of Pearl Fruit/Dessert Service
Antique George V Sterling Silver and Mother of Pearl Fruit/Dessert Service
Antique George V Sterling Silver and Mother of Pearl Fruit/Dessert Service
Antique George V Sterling Silver and Mother of Pearl Fruit/Dessert Service
Antique George V Sterling Silver and Mother of Pearl Fruit/Dessert Service
Antique George V Sterling Silver and Mother of Pearl Fruit/Dessert Service
Antique George V Sterling Silver and Mother of Pearl Fruit/Dessert Service
Antique George V Sterling Silver and Mother of Pearl Fruit/Dessert Service
Antique George V Sterling Silver and Mother of Pearl Fruit/Dessert Service

GOLDSMITHS & SILVERSMITHS CO LTD (worked from 1899)

Antique George V Sterling Silver and Mother of Pearl Fruit/Dessert Service

1923 Sheffield

Offered by AC Silver

£1,395 gbp
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This exceptional antique George V sterling silver and mother of pearl dessert/fruit service consists of twelve knives and twelve forks.

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'.

Dimensions

Knife
Length 18.4cm/7.2"
Length of handle 7.5cm/3"
Width 2.3cm/0.9"

Fork
Length 15.5cm/6.1"
Length of handle 6.8cm/2.7"
Width 1.4cm/0.6"

Weight

Not measurable as mother of pearl handles


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All items are fully insured and sent at the risk of AC Silver.
This antique fruit service is an exceptional gauge of silver, exceptional quality and in exceptional presentation condition.
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.
Maker: Goldsmiths & Silversmiths Co Ltd

Date: 1923

Origin: Sheffield, England
Can be viewed at AC Silver’s Newcastle store, online at www.acsilver.co.uk. Please quote SALES CODE SKU A5019 when enquiring about the piece.
Complimentary insurance valuation with images and text is provided with your purchase
Dimensions
Height 18.40 cm (7.24 inches)
Width 2.30 cm (0.91 inches)
Stock Code
A5019
Medium
An exceptional, fine and impressive antique George V English sterling silver and mother of pearl dessert/fruit service for twelve persons made by Goldsmiths & Silversmiths Co Ltd - boxed; an addition to our dining silverware collection
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All the knives and forks retain the original, plain hallmarked sterling silver ferrules. 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'. Full hallmarks struck to the surface of each knife and reverse of each fork, in addition to the ferrules, are all very clear.
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