Antique Victorian Sterling Silver and Ivory Fruit/Dessert Service for Twelve Persons
Antique Victorian Sterling Silver and Ivory Fruit/Dessert Service for Twelve Persons
Antique Victorian Sterling Silver and Ivory Fruit/Dessert Service for Twelve Persons
Antique Victorian Sterling Silver and Ivory Fruit/Dessert Service for Twelve Persons
Antique Victorian Sterling Silver and Ivory Fruit/Dessert Service for Twelve Persons
Antique Victorian Sterling Silver and Ivory Fruit/Dessert Service for Twelve Persons
Antique Victorian Sterling Silver and Ivory Fruit/Dessert Service for Twelve Persons
Antique Victorian Sterling Silver and Ivory Fruit/Dessert Service for Twelve Persons
Antique Victorian Sterling Silver and Ivory Fruit/Dessert Service for Twelve Persons
Antique Victorian Sterling Silver and Ivory Fruit/Dessert Service for Twelve Persons
Antique Victorian Sterling Silver and Ivory Fruit/Dessert Service for Twelve Persons
Antique Victorian Sterling Silver and Ivory Fruit/Dessert Service for Twelve Persons
Antique Victorian Sterling Silver and Ivory Fruit/Dessert Service for Twelve Persons
Antique Victorian Sterling Silver and Ivory Fruit/Dessert Service for Twelve Persons
Antique Victorian Sterling Silver and Ivory Fruit/Dessert Service for Twelve Persons

MARTIN, HALL & CO (RICHARD MARTIN & EBENEZER HALL) (1863-1930)

Antique Victorian Sterling Silver and Ivory Fruit/Dessert Service for Twelve Persons

1898 Sheffield

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£1,995 gbp
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This exceptional antique Victorian sterling silver fruit/dessert flatware set for twelve persons consists of twelve dessert knives and twelve dessert forks.

The blade of each knife has a rounded, sabre style form and the forks have three tines.

The surface of the drop to each fork and one side of the knife blade is embellished with impressive bright cut engraved scrolling leaf decoration.

Each piece of this service is fitted with an exceptional and large carved ivory pistol grip shaped handle ornamented with large scrolling leaf designs accented with foliate textures.

Each piece is fitted to the fine and impressive original hinged mahogany canteen box with a lift up lid and lift out tray.

The interior of the box retains the original velvet and satin lining, incorporating the retailer's mark 'Manufacturing Jewellers & Silversmiths E.H Lawley & Sons Ltd, 24 New St, Birmingham'.

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

Dimensions

Knife
Length 21cm/8.3"
Length of handle 9.5cm/3.7"

Fork
Length 16.9cm/6.7"
Length of handle 8.8cm/3.5"

Total Weight

Not measurable as ivory handles


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This antique dessert flatware set is an exceptional gauge of silver, exceptional quality and in excellent presentation condition.
There is some discolouration to the ivory handles, in keeping with age.
The presentation box has been professionally polished by a cabinet maker.
Full hallmarks struck to the anterior surface of each piece are all very clear.

Reflections in photographs may detract from the true representation of each item of antique silverware.
Maker: Martin, Hall & Co (Richard Martin & Ebenezer Hall)

Date: 1898

Origin: Sheffield, England
Can be viewed at AC Silver’s Newcastle store, online at www.acsilver.co.uk. Please quote SALES CODE SKU A5262 when enquiring about the piece.
Complimentary insurance valuation with images and text is provided with your purchase
Dimensions
Height 21.00 cm (8.27 inches)
Stock Code
A5262
Medium
An exceptional, fine and impressive antique Victorian English sterling silver and ivory pistol grip fruit/dessert flatware service for twelve persons; an addition to our dining silverware collection
Signed/Inscribed
The interior of the box retains the original velvet and satin lining, incorporating the retailer's mark 'Manufacturing Jewellers & Silversmiths E.H Lawley & Sons Ltd, 24 New St, Birmingham'. Full hallmarks struck to the anterior surface of each piece are all very clear.
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