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

ELKINGTON & CO LTD, BIRMINGHAM (worked c.1849-c.1906)

Antique Sterling Silver Canteen of Cutlery for Twelve Persons

1937 Birmingham, England

Offered by AC Silver

£10,950 gbp
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The pieces of this exceptional antique George VI sterling silver flatware service for twelve persons have been crafted in the Georgian pattern.

The surface of each rounded handle is embellished with an incurved segment of fluted ornamentation to the terminal emanating from a compressed ball style finial; the standard trade pattern is known as Georgian I, however it can also be referred to as Queen Anne pattern.

This straight* sterling silver flatware for 12 consists of 137 pieces:

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

Additional Pieces:
6 Serving spoons
6 Grapefruit spoons
6 Coffee spoons
Pickle fork
Cake fork
Soup ladle
Pair of sauce ladles
Pair of fish servers
Pair of salad servers
Pair of sugar tongs

This impressive service benefits from fine and impressive solid sterling silver fish service and pair of fish servers.

The entire components of this antique service have been crafted by the renowned Birmingham silversmiths Elkington & Co Ltd in 1937; the components will have been crafted in the same year but due to the hallmarking system the items are struck with the date letters N and O.

The blades to the original knives bear the maker's mark 'Elkington & Co, Stainless, Cutlers and Silversmiths'.

This impressive antique sterling silver flatware for 12 is supplied in felt cutlery rolls; which not only protect the items in storage but significantly reduce tarnishing.

* "Straight" means all the pieces are made by the same maker in the same year.

Dimensions
Table knife 24cm/9.4"
Table fork 21cm/8.3"
Soup spoon 17.7cm/7"
Dessert knife 22cm/8.7"
Dessert fork 18cm/7.1"
Dessert spoon 18cm/7.1"
Teaspoon 13.5cm/5.3"
Fish knife 21cm/8.3"
Fish fork 19.1cm/7.5"
Serving spoon 21.5cm/8.5"
Grapefruit spoon 14.1cm/5.6"
Coffee spoon 11.3cm/4.4"
Pickle fork 13.4cm/5.3"
Cake fork 13.4cm/5.3"
Soup Ladle 29.8cm/11.7"
Sauce Ladle 15.6cm/6.1"
Serving fish knife 32cm/12.6"
Serving fish fork 25cm/9.8"
Salad serving fork 22.1cm/8.7"
Salad serving spoon 22.1cm/8.7"
Tongs 11.5cm/4.5"

Weight
202.6 troy ounces/6301g (excluding the table and dessert knives)




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This antique sterling silver flatware set is an exceptional gauge of silver, exceptional quality and in exceptional condition.

Each piece has been professionally polished and is in presentation condition.

Full hallmarks struck to the reverse of each piece are all very clear.

Reflections in photographs may detract from the true representation of this fine and impressive canteen.
Date: 1937

Origin: Birmingham, England
Can be viewed at AC Silver’s Newcastle store, online at www.acsilver.co.uk. Please quote SALES CODE SKU A7510 when enquiring about the piece.
Complimentary insurance valuation with images and text is provided with your purchase
Stock Code
A7510
Medium
An exceptional, fine and impressive, comprehensive antique George VI English straight sterling silver Georgian pattern flatware service for 12 persons; an addition to our canteen of cutlery collection.
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