Antique Indian Colonial Silver Dessert Service for Eight Persons
Antique Indian Colonial Silver Dessert Service for Eight Persons
Antique Indian Colonial Silver Dessert Service for Eight Persons
Antique Indian Colonial Silver Dessert Service for Eight Persons
Antique Indian Colonial Silver Dessert Service for Eight Persons
Antique Indian Colonial Silver Dessert Service for Eight Persons
Antique Indian Colonial Silver Dessert Service for Eight Persons
Antique Indian Colonial Silver Dessert Service for Eight Persons
Antique Indian Colonial Silver Dessert Service for Eight Persons
Antique Indian Colonial Silver Dessert Service for Eight Persons
Antique Indian Colonial Silver Dessert Service for Eight Persons
Antique Indian Colonial Silver Dessert Service for Eight Persons

HAMILTON & CO (worked 1810-1920)

Antique Indian Colonial Silver Dessert Service for Eight Persons

c. 1890 Calcutta

Offered by AC Silver

£1,595 gbp
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The pieces of this fine antique Indian silver dessert service for eight persons consists of eight knives, eight forks and eight spoons.

Each piece of this impressive cutlery service has been crafted in the King’s pattern and features a diamond heel.

The anterior surface of each handle is embellished with a contemporary bright cut engraved crest depicting between two wings charged with five roundels, a demi-lion rampant.

The dessert knives have filled handles, as to be expected with this type of service.

The forks, spoons and knives retain the original gilding*.

This antique Indian silver cutlery is supplied in felt rolls; which not only protect the items in storage but significantly reduces tarnishing.

* The gilding may be professionally stripped on request if so desired.

Dimensions

Length of dessert knife 20.5cm/8.1"
Length of dessert fork 17cm/6.7"
Length of dessert spoon 17.5cm/6.9"

Total Weight

25 troy ounces/778g (excluding filled knives)


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This antique dessert service is a very good gauge of silver, fine quality and in excellent presentation condition.

The original gilding is predominately in excellent and impressive condition, showing minimal signs of wear to the waisted crest bearing portion of each handle, all in keeping with age.

The King’s pattern decoration is very sharp.

Full hallmarks struck to the underside of each fork and spoon handle show signs of wear, in keeping with age and due to their location.

The hallmarks to the surface of each knife blade are all very clear.

Reflections in photographs may detract from the true representation of these pieces of antique silverware.
Maker: Hamilton & Co.

Origin: Calcutta, India

Date: Circa 1890
Can be viewed at AC Silver's Newcastle store, online at www.acsilver.co.uk. Please quote SALES CODE SKU A1089 when enquiring about the piece.
Complimentary insurance valuation with images and text is provided with your purchase
Dimensions
Weight 25.00oz t (777.50g)
Stock Code
A1089
Medium
A fine and impressive antique Indian Colonial silver King’s pattern dessert service for eight persons; an addition to our dining silverware collection
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Full hallmarks struck to the underside of each fork and spoon handle show signs of wear, in keeping with age and due to their location. The hallmarks to the surface of each knife blade are all very clear.
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