Vintage Elizabeth II Sterling Silver Canteen of Cutlery for Eight Persons
Vintage Elizabeth II Sterling Silver Canteen of Cutlery for Eight Persons
Vintage Elizabeth II Sterling Silver Canteen of Cutlery for Eight Persons
Vintage Elizabeth II Sterling Silver Canteen of Cutlery for Eight Persons
Vintage Elizabeth II Sterling Silver Canteen of Cutlery for Eight Persons
Vintage Elizabeth II Sterling Silver Canteen of Cutlery for Eight Persons
Vintage Elizabeth II Sterling Silver Canteen of Cutlery for Eight Persons
Vintage Elizabeth II Sterling Silver Canteen of Cutlery for Eight Persons
Vintage Elizabeth II Sterling Silver Canteen of Cutlery for Eight Persons
Vintage Elizabeth II Sterling Silver Canteen of Cutlery for Eight Persons
Vintage Elizabeth II Sterling Silver Canteen of Cutlery for Eight Persons
Vintage Elizabeth II Sterling Silver Canteen of Cutlery for Eight Persons
Vintage Elizabeth II Sterling Silver Canteen of Cutlery for Eight Persons
Vintage Elizabeth II Sterling Silver Canteen of Cutlery for Eight Persons
Vintage Elizabeth II Sterling Silver Canteen of Cutlery for Eight Persons
Vintage Elizabeth II Sterling Silver Canteen of Cutlery for Eight Persons
Vintage Elizabeth II Sterling Silver Canteen of Cutlery for Eight Persons
Vintage Elizabeth II Sterling Silver Canteen of Cutlery for Eight Persons

RICHARD BURBIDGE (HARROD'S STORES LTD) (worked from 1911)

Vintage Elizabeth II Sterling Silver Canteen of Cutlery for Eight Persons

1973 Sheffield

Offered by AC Silver

£5,450 gbp
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The pieces of this exceptional, vintage Elizabeth II sterling silver straight* flatware service for 8 persons have been crafted in the King's shape.

The anterior and posterior surfaces of each handle are enveloped with scrolling leaf ornamentation accented with a scrolling motif to the terminal.

The heel of each piece is embellished with an impressive concave shell design.

This flatware service for 8 consists of 86 pieces:

Basic Service:
8 Table knives
8 Table forks
6 Table/Serving spoons
8 Soup spoons
8 Dessert knives
8 Dessert forks
8 Dessert spoons
8 Fish knives
8 Fish forks
8 Teaspoons
8 Coffee spoons

This impressive service benefits from a fine and impressive solid sterling silver fish service.

The fundamental pieces of flatware, including the original knives, have been crafted by the chairman of Harrods Ltd, Richard Woodman Burbridge in 1973

The blade of each knife bears the maker's mark 'Harrods Ltd, JD, Knights Bridge'

These impressive examples of vintage silverware are supplied in felt cutlery rolls; which not only protect the items in storage but significantly reduces tarnishing.

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

Dimensions

Table knife 24.6cm/9.7"

Table fork 21.1cm/8.3"

Table/Serving spoon 22.4cm/8.8"

Soup spoon 17.5cm/6.9"

Dessert knife 21cm/8.3"

Dessert fork 18cm/7.1"

Dessert spoon 18.2cm/7.2"

Fish knife 20.6cm/8.1"

Fish fork 18.7cm/7.4"

Teaspoon 12.6cm/5"

Coffee spoon 11.5cm/4.5"

Weight

143 troy ounces/4448g (excluding the table and dessert knives)


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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 vintage King's shape cutlery set is an exceptional gauge of silver, exceptional quality and in exceptional presentation condition.

The ornamentation to each handle is very sharp.

Full hallmarks struck to the reverse of each piece and to the surface of the fish knives are all very clear.

Reflections in photographs may detract from the true representation of this example of vintage silverware.
Maker: Harrods Ltd (Richard Woodman Burbridge)

Origin: Sheffield, England

Date: 1973
Can be viewed at AC Silver’s Newcastle store, online at www.acsilver.co.uk. Please quote SALES CODE SKU A4349 when enquiring about the piece.
Complimentary insurance valuation with images and text is provided with your purchase
Stock Code
A4393
Medium
An exceptional, fine and impressive vintage Elizabeth II English sterling silver straight flatware service for 8 persons; an addition to our canteen of cutlery collection
Signed/Inscribed
The blade of each knife bears the maker's mark 'Harrods Ltd, JD, Knights Bridge'. Full hallmarks struck to the reverse of each piece and to the surface of the fish knives are all very clear.
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