Sterling Silver Fish Service for Ten Persons - Antique Victorian
Sterling Silver Fish Service for Ten Persons - Antique Victorian
Sterling Silver Fish Service for Ten Persons - Antique Victorian
Sterling Silver Fish Service for Ten Persons - Antique Victorian
Sterling Silver Fish Service for Ten Persons - Antique Victorian
Sterling Silver Fish Service for Ten Persons - Antique Victorian
Sterling Silver Fish Service for Ten Persons - Antique Victorian
Sterling Silver Fish Service for Ten Persons - Antique Victorian
Sterling Silver Fish Service for Ten Persons - Antique Victorian
Sterling Silver Fish Service for Ten Persons - Antique Victorian
Sterling Silver Fish Service for Ten Persons - Antique Victorian
Sterling Silver Fish Service for Ten Persons - Antique Victorian

JAMES DEAKIN & SON (worked 1868-1936)
JOHN AND WILLIAM F DEAKIN, CHESTER (worked from c.1878)

Sterling Silver Fish Service for Ten Persons - Antique Victorian

1892 Sheffield

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£1,095 gbp
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This excepional antique Victorian sterling silver fish service for ten persons consists of ten fish knives and ten fish forks.

The impressive plain sabre style knife blades have a broad incurved shaped form, and the forks have four tines with a shaped cylindrical shaft.

The anterior surface of each fork and knife blade is ornamented with impressive bright cut engraved scrolling leaf decoration accented with scroll motifs.

The reverse surface of each piece is plain embellished with a simple paralleling border.

Each piece of this service is fitted with an exceptional carved ivory handle realistically modelled in the form of a bamboo stalk.

This fine fish service is fitted to the fine and impressive original hinged oak box with a lift up lid and bespoke velvet lined interior.

The box is ornamented with brass fittings, including a vacant shaped cartouche and escutcheon.

Dimensions

Knife

Length 20.9cm/8.2"

Length of handle 8.6cm/3.4"

Width 2.4cm/0.9"

Fork

Length 19cm/7.5"

Length of handle 8.1cm/3.2"

Width 2.3cm/0.9"

Total Weight

Not measurable as ivory handles


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

The box is also in excellent presentation condition and has been professional polished by a cabinet maker.

There is some minor crazing to the handles, as to be expected in keeping with age.

The bright cut engraved and tooled decoration is all very sharp.

Full hallmarks struck to the surface of the fish knife blades and reverse of the fish forks are all very clear.

Reflections in photography may detract from the true representation of these exaxmples of antique flatware.
Maker: James Deakin & Sons (John & William F Deakin)

Date: 1892

Origin: Sheffield, England
Can be viewed at AC Silver’s Newcastle store, online at www.acsilver.co.uk. Please quote SALES CODE SKU A5015 when enquiring about the piece.
Complimentary insurance valuation with images and text is provided with your purchase
Dimensions
Height 20.90 cm (8.23 inches)
Width 2.40 cm (0.94 inches)
Stock Code
A5015
Medium
An exceptional, fine and impressive antique Victorian English sterling silver and ivory handled coffee pot made by Robert Garrard II; an addition to our silver teaware collection
Signed/Inscribed
Full hallmarks struck to the surface of the fish knife blades and reverse of the fish forks are all very clear.
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