Antique Victorian Sterling Silver Canteen of Cutlery for Ten Persons
Antique Victorian Sterling Silver Canteen of Cutlery for Ten Persons
Antique Victorian Sterling Silver Canteen of Cutlery for Ten Persons
Antique Victorian Sterling Silver Canteen of Cutlery for Ten Persons
Antique Victorian Sterling Silver Canteen of Cutlery for Ten Persons
Antique Victorian Sterling Silver Canteen of Cutlery for Ten Persons
Antique Victorian Sterling Silver Canteen of Cutlery for Ten Persons
Antique Victorian Sterling Silver Canteen of Cutlery for Ten Persons
Antique Victorian Sterling Silver Canteen of Cutlery for Ten Persons
Antique Victorian Sterling Silver Canteen of Cutlery for Ten Persons
Antique Victorian Sterling Silver Canteen of Cutlery for Ten Persons
Antique Victorian Sterling Silver Canteen of Cutlery for Ten Persons
Antique Victorian Sterling Silver Canteen of Cutlery for Ten Persons

GEORGE ADAMS (worked 1840-1883)

Antique Victorian Sterling Silver Canteen of Cutlery for Ten Persons

1882 London

Offered by AC Silver

£5,950 gbp
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The pieces of this exceptional antique Victorian sterling silver flatware set for 10 persons have been crafted in the Fiddle and Thread pattern.

The surface of each handle is embellished with a paralleling thread decorated border accented with a pip to the terminal.

The anterior surface of each handle terminal is embellished with the engraved initial 'S'.

The reverse of each solid silver fork and spoon features a thread decorated rounded heel.

This straight* silver flatware set consists of 65 pieces:

Basic Service
10 Table forks
6 Table spoons
10 Dessert forks
16 Dessert spoons
10 Teaspoons

Additional Pieces
6 Egg spoons
Pair of sauce ladles
Pair of salt spoons
Mustard spoon
Sugar tongs
Hash spoon

The fundamental pieces of this service have been crafted by the collectable, renowned silversmith and flatware maker George Adams of Chawner & Co in 1882.

This flatware service can be purchased with English sterling silver Fiddle and Thread pattern knives if so desired; 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 reduce tarnishing.

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


Dimensions

Table fork 20.6cm/8.1"
Table spoon 22.5cm/8.9"
Dessert fork 17.6cm/6.9"
Dessert spoon 18.3cm/7.2"
Teaspoon 14.8cm/5.8"
Serving spoon cm/"
Egg spoon 12.6cm/5"
Sauce ladle 18.2cm/7.2"
Salt spoon 11.4cm/4.5"
Mustard spoon 12.8cm/5"
Sugar tongs 14.1cm/5.6"
Hash spoon 30.8cm/12.1"

Weight

124.4 troy ounces/3869g

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INSURANCE IN TRANSIT
Insurance cover is provided FREE OF CHARGE for items up to the value of £30,000.
All items are fully insured and sent at the risk of AC Silver.
This antique sterling silver flatware set for 10 persons is an exceptional gauge of silver for its type, exceptional quality and in exceptional presentation condition in keeping with age.

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

Reflections in photographs may detract from the true representation of this fine and impressive canteen.
Maker: Chawner & Co (George William Adams)
Date: 1882
Origin: London, England
Can be viewed at AC Silver’s Newcastle store, online at www.acsilver.co.uk. Please quote SALES CODE SKU A8943 when enquiring about the piece.
Complimentary insurance valuation with images and text is provided with your purchase.
Dimensions
Weight 124.40oz t (3868.84g)
Stock Code
A8943
Medium
An exceptional, fine and impressive antique Victorian English sterling silver straight Fiddle and Thread flatware service for ten 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; hallmarks are deeply struck due to the exceptional gauge of silver.
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