Antique  Sterling Silver Canteen of Cutlery for Twelve Persons by George Adams
Antique  Sterling Silver Canteen of Cutlery for Twelve Persons by George Adams
Antique  Sterling Silver Canteen of Cutlery for Twelve Persons by George Adams
Antique  Sterling Silver Canteen of Cutlery for Twelve Persons by George Adams
Antique  Sterling Silver Canteen of Cutlery for Twelve Persons by George Adams
Antique  Sterling Silver Canteen of Cutlery for Twelve Persons by George Adams
Antique  Sterling Silver Canteen of Cutlery for Twelve Persons by George Adams
Antique  Sterling Silver Canteen of Cutlery for Twelve Persons by George Adams
Antique  Sterling Silver Canteen of Cutlery for Twelve Persons by George Adams
Antique  Sterling Silver Canteen of Cutlery for Twelve Persons by George Adams
Antique  Sterling Silver Canteen of Cutlery for Twelve Persons by George Adams
Antique  Sterling Silver Canteen of Cutlery for Twelve Persons by George Adams
Antique  Sterling Silver Canteen of Cutlery for Twelve Persons by George Adams

GEORGE ADAMS (worked 1840-1883)

Antique Sterling Silver Canteen of Cutlery for Twelve Persons by George Adams

1842 London

Offered by AC Silver

£4,950 gbp
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The pieces of this exceptional, antique Victorian straight* sterling silver flatware service for 12 persons have been crafted in the Fiddle, Thread and Shell pattern.

The surface of each handle is embellished with a paralleling thread decorated border accented with a shell design to the terminal and reverse of each bowl.

The anterior surface of each spoon and fork handle terminal are ornamented with a contemporary engraved crest of a leopard couchant guardant and collared.

The posterior surface of each piece is plain and unembellished, apart from a rounded heel to the bowl of each spoon.

This single struck Fiddle Thread and Shell pattern flatware set consists of 48 pieces:

12 Table forks
12 Table spoons
12 Dessert forks
12 Dessert spoons

Each piece of this service has been crafted by the collectable, renowned silversmith and flatware maker George Adams of Chawner & Co in 1842.

This antique silver service can be purchased with knives if so desired, either a traditional Thread and Shell pattern or Fiddle Thread and Shell pattern can be arranged; for further information please contact Andrew Campbell directly at enquiries@acsilver.co.uk.

This antique flatware service is 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.

Dimensions
Table fork 21.1cm/8.3"

Table spoon 22.2cm/8.7"

Dessert fork 17.3cm/6.8"

Dessert spoon 18.1cm/7.1"

Total Weight
109.5 troy ounces/3406g

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This sterling silver flatware service for 12 persons is an exceptional gauge of silver, exceptional quality and in exceptional presentation condition.

Full hallmarks struck to the reverse of each piece are all very clear; the hallmarks are struck deeply due to the exceptional gauge of silver.

Reflections in photographs may detract from the true representation of this impressive example of antique Victorian silverware.
Maker: Chawner & Co (George William Adams)
Date: 1842
Origin: London, England
Can be viewed at AC Silver’s Newcastle store, online at www.acsilver.co.uk. Please quote SALES CODE SKU A9306 when enquiring about the piece.

Complimentary insurance valuation with images and text is provided with your purchase
Dimensions
Weight 109.50oz t (3405.45g)
Stock Code
A9306
Medium
An exceptional, fine and impressive antique Victorian English sterling silver straight single struck Fiddle, Thread & Shell pattern flatware service for 12 persons made by George Adams; an addition to our canteen of cutlery collection
Signed/Inscribed
Full hallmarks struck to the reverse of each piece are all very clear; the hallmarks are struck deeply due to the exceptional gauge of silver.
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