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WILLIAM ELEY & WILLIAM FEARN (worked 1797-1808)
SOLOMON HOUGHAM, LONDON (1746-1818)
JOHN LAMBE, LONDON (worked from c.1765)
WILLIAM SUMNER I & RICHARD CROSSLEY, LONDON (worked from 1775)
THOMAS CHAWNER (worked c.1759-c.1785)
CHARLES BOYTON (1885-1958)
JOHN LAMPFERT, LONDON (worked from c.1770)
Antique Sterling Silver Canteen of Cutlery for Six Persons
1765 to 1835 London
Offered by AC Silver
The anterior surface of each fork handle and the reverse surface of each spoon handle features a pip to the terminal.
Each spoon bears a plain rounded heel to the reverse of the bowl.
This antique flatware set for 6 consists of 36 pieces:
6 Table knives
6 Table forks
6 Table spoons
6 Dessert knives
6 Dessert forks
6 Dessert spoons
The pieces of this impressive antique utilitarian London silver service were crafted by a variety of makers:
William Eley & William Fearn, 1805
William Sumner & Richard Crossley, 1777
Solomon Hougham, 1808
Richard Turner, 1814
Charles Boyton (I), 1835
John Lampfert, circa 1765
John Lambe, circa 1775
Thomas Chawner circa 1780
The sterling silver table and dessert knives are replacements*.
These impressive examples of antique silverware are supplied in felt cutlery rolls; which not only protect the items in storage but significantly reduces tarnishing.
* Predominately all antique silver canteens have replacement knives as the originals have not stood the test of time.
Table knife 24.9cm/9.8"
Table fork 20.6cm/8.1"
Table spoon 21.4cm/8.4"
Dessert knife 22.2cm/8.7"
Dessert fork 16.6cm/6.5"
Dessert spoon 17.1cm/6.7"
41.3 troy ounces/1283g (excluding table and dessert knives)
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All items are fully insured and sent at the risk of AC Silver.
There is some wear to the tines in keeping with age and use.
Reflections in photographs may detract from the true representation of this fine and impressive canteen.
Date: Circa 1765 - 1835
Origin: London, England
|Height||24.90 cm||(9.80 inches)|
35B St Georges Terrace
Tyne & Wear