Antique George V Sterling Silver Canteen of Cutlery for Twelve Persons
Antique George V Sterling Silver Canteen of Cutlery for Twelve Persons
Antique George V Sterling Silver Canteen of Cutlery for Twelve Persons
Antique George V Sterling Silver Canteen of Cutlery for Twelve Persons
Antique George V Sterling Silver Canteen of Cutlery for Twelve Persons
Antique George V Sterling Silver Canteen of Cutlery for Twelve Persons
Antique George V Sterling Silver Canteen of Cutlery for Twelve Persons
Antique George V Sterling Silver Canteen of Cutlery for Twelve Persons
Antique George V Sterling Silver Canteen of Cutlery for Twelve Persons
Antique George V Sterling Silver Canteen of Cutlery for Twelve Persons
Antique George V Sterling Silver Canteen of Cutlery for Twelve Persons
Antique George V Sterling Silver Canteen of Cutlery for Twelve Persons
Antique George V Sterling Silver Canteen of Cutlery for Twelve Persons
Antique George V Sterling Silver Canteen of Cutlery for Twelve Persons
Antique George V Sterling Silver Canteen of Cutlery for Twelve Persons

FREDERICK ELKINGTON (ELKINGTON & CO) (worked from 1868)

Antique George V Sterling Silver Canteen of Cutlery for Twelve Persons

1928 Birmingham

Offered by AC Silver

£7,950 gbp
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The pieces of this fine, antique George V sterling silver straight* flatware service for twelve persons have been crafted in King's pattern.

The reverse of each spoon and fork features a union shell and diamond heel in addition to convex shell ornamentation to the terminal.

This flatware service consists of 93 pieces:

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

Additional Pieces:
6 Table/Serving spoons
Pair of sauce ladles
Butter knife

The entire components of this antique service have been crafted by the renowned Birmingham silversmiths Elkington & Co Ltd in 1928, apart from the table and dessert knives, which are replacements**.

The replacement knives handles are crafted in sterling and are fitted with stainless steel blades.

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.

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

Dimensions

Table knife 23cm/9.1"

Table fork 20.5cm/8.1"

Table spoon 22cm/8.7"

Dessert knife 21.5cm/8.5"

Dessert fork 18cm/7.1"

Dessert spoon 17.5cm/6.9"

Soup spoon 17.5cm/6.9"

Teaspoon 10.1cm/4"

Sauce ladle 18.1cm/7.1"

Butter knife 16.5cm/6.5"

Weight

139 troy ounces/4323g (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 to the Kings pattern is very sharp.

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

Origin: Birmingham, England

Date: 1928
Can be viewed at AC Silver’s Newcastle store, online at www.acsilver.co.uk. Please quote SALES CODE SKU A2591 when enquiring about the piece.
Complimentary insurance valuation with images and text is provided with your purchase
Stock Code
A2591
Medium
An exceptional, fine and impressive antique George V English sterling silver straight King's 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 and to the surface of the knives are all very clear.
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