Antique Victorian Scottish Sterling Silver and Ivory Fruit/Dessert Service
Antique Victorian Scottish Sterling Silver and Ivory Fruit/Dessert Service
Antique Victorian Scottish Sterling Silver and Ivory Fruit/Dessert Service
Antique Victorian Scottish Sterling Silver and Ivory Fruit/Dessert Service
Antique Victorian Scottish Sterling Silver and Ivory Fruit/Dessert Service
Antique Victorian Scottish Sterling Silver and Ivory Fruit/Dessert Service
Antique Victorian Scottish Sterling Silver and Ivory Fruit/Dessert Service
Antique Victorian Scottish Sterling Silver and Ivory Fruit/Dessert Service
Antique Victorian Scottish Sterling Silver and Ivory Fruit/Dessert Service
Antique Victorian Scottish Sterling Silver and Ivory Fruit/Dessert Service
Antique Victorian Scottish Sterling Silver and Ivory Fruit/Dessert Service
Antique Victorian Scottish Sterling Silver and Ivory Fruit/Dessert Service

HAMILTON & INCHES, EDINBURGH (worked 1866-1990)

Antique Victorian Scottish Sterling Silver and Ivory Fruit/Dessert Service

1897 Edinburgh

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£1,695 gbp
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This exceptional antique Victorian Scottish sterling silver and ivory fruit/dessert service consists of eighteen knives and eighteen forks.

The blades of the knives have a plain rounded form and the forks each have four tines/prongs.

The anterior and posterior surface of each knife and fork blade is plain an unembellished.

Each piece of this silver cutlery set is fitted with the original carved ivory handle with an incurved terminal ornamented with the stained initial 'W'.

All the knives and forks retain the original hallmarked sterling silver ferrules ornamented with bands of embossed decoration.

Each piece is fitted to the fine and impressive original hinged oak canteen box with a lift up lid, retaining the original velvet and satin lining.

The interior of the box bears the retailer's mark 'By appointment, Hamilton & Inches, Edinburgh'.

This impressive canteen box is ornamented with brass fittings, including a vacant shaped cartouche and escutcheon.

This service was crafted by the renowned Scottish silversmiths Hamilton & Inches

Dimensions

Knife
Length 21.5cm/8.5"
Length of Handle 9.7cm/3.8"

Fork
Length 17.8cm/7"
Length of Handle 9.3cm/3.7"

Weight

Not measurable as ivory handles


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This antique dessert service is an exceptional gauge of silver, exceptional quality and in exceptional presentation condition.
There are a few colour blemishes to the original ivory handles.
Full hallmarks struck to the surface of each piece, in addition to the ferrules, are all very clear.

Reflections in photographs may detract from the true representation of these fine examples of antique cutlery.
Maker: Hamilton & Inches

Origin: Edinburgh, Scotland

Date: 1897
Can be viewed at AC Silver’s Newcastle store, online at www.acsilver.co.uk. Please quote SALES CODE SKU A5249 when enquiring about the piece.
Complimentary insurance valuation with images and text is provided with your purchase
Dimensions
Height 21.50 cm (8.46 inches)
Stock Code
A5249
Medium
An exceptional, fine and impressive antique Victorian Scottish sterling silver and ivory fruit/dessert cutlery set for eighteen persons - boxed; an addition to our dining silverware collection
Signed/Inscribed
Full hallmarks struck to the surface of each piece, in addition to the ferrules, are all very clear.
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