Antique Victorian Pair of Sterling Silver and Ivory Handled Fish Servers
Antique Victorian Pair of Sterling Silver and Ivory Handled Fish Servers
Antique Victorian Pair of Sterling Silver and Ivory Handled Fish Servers
Antique Victorian Pair of Sterling Silver and Ivory Handled Fish Servers
Antique Victorian Pair of Sterling Silver and Ivory Handled Fish Servers
Antique Victorian Pair of Sterling Silver and Ivory Handled Fish Servers
Antique Victorian Pair of Sterling Silver and Ivory Handled Fish Servers
Antique Victorian Pair of Sterling Silver and Ivory Handled Fish Servers
Antique Victorian Pair of Sterling Silver and Ivory Handled Fish Servers
Antique Victorian Pair of Sterling Silver and Ivory Handled Fish Servers
Antique Victorian Pair of Sterling Silver and Ivory Handled Fish Servers
Antique Victorian Pair of Sterling Silver and Ivory Handled Fish Servers

HARRISON BROTHERS & HOWSON (HENRY HARRISON) (worked from 1849)

Antique Victorian Pair of Sterling Silver and Ivory Handled Fish Servers

1885 Sheffield

Offered by AC Silver

£795 gbp
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This fine and impressive pair of antique Victorian sterling silver and ivory handled fish servers consists of a serving knife and fork.

The blade of the knife and the drop of the fork have an incurved shaped form.

The anterior surface of each blade is embellished with bright cut engraved ivy leaf decoration accented with to the lower portion with scrolling leaf and floral motifs.

The posterior surface of each shaped blade is ornamented with a simple paralleling border incorporating further bright cut engraved ivy decoration to the knife.

The servers are fitted with fine and impressive carved ivory handles encircled with leaf decoration in addition to a ribbed elevated terminal.

Both servers have embossed ribbed decorated ferrules.

These fish servers are fitted to the original hinged leatherette box with satin and velvet lined interior, which secures with a push fit catch.

The interior of the box bears the retailer’s mark ‘Prize Medals, W. Gibson & Co, Jewellers, Belfast’.

Dimensions

Knife

Length 31cm/12.2"

Width across blade 4.8cm/1.9"

Length of handle 12.7cm/5"

Fork

Length 25cm/9.8"

Width across tines 4.5cm/1.8"

Length of handle 11.5cm/4.5"

Weight

Not measurable as ivory handles


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These antique fish servers are an exceptional gauge of silver, exceptional quality and in exceptional condition.

The servers have been professionally polished and are in presentation condition.

The box is also in presentation condition.

The bright cut engraved decoration is very crisp.

Reflections in photography may detract from the true representation of these pieces of Victorian silverware.
Maker: Harrison Brothers & Howson (Henry Harrison)

Origin: Sheffield, England

Date: 1885
Can be viewed at AC Silver’s Newcastle store, online at www.acsilver.co.uk. Please quote SALES CODE SKU W8956 when enquiring about the piece.

Complimentary insurance valuation with images and text is provided with your purchase
Stock Code
W8956
Medium
An exceptional, fine and impressive pair of antique Victorian English sterling silver and carved ivory handled fish servers - boxed; an addition to our silver flatware collection
Signed/Inscribed
Full hallmarks struck to the surface of each blade are all very clear.
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