Vintage  Mexican Sterling Silver Canteen of Cutlery for Twelve Persons
Vintage  Mexican Sterling Silver Canteen of Cutlery for Twelve Persons
Vintage  Mexican Sterling Silver Canteen of Cutlery for Twelve Persons
Vintage  Mexican Sterling Silver Canteen of Cutlery for Twelve Persons
Vintage  Mexican Sterling Silver Canteen of Cutlery for Twelve Persons
Vintage  Mexican Sterling Silver Canteen of Cutlery for Twelve Persons
Vintage  Mexican Sterling Silver Canteen of Cutlery for Twelve Persons
Vintage  Mexican Sterling Silver Canteen of Cutlery for Twelve Persons
Vintage  Mexican Sterling Silver Canteen of Cutlery for Twelve Persons
Vintage  Mexican Sterling Silver Canteen of Cutlery for Twelve Persons
Vintage  Mexican Sterling Silver Canteen of Cutlery for Twelve Persons
Vintage  Mexican Sterling Silver Canteen of Cutlery for Twelve Persons
Vintage  Mexican Sterling Silver Canteen of Cutlery for Twelve Persons
Vintage  Mexican Sterling Silver Canteen of Cutlery for Twelve Persons
Vintage  Mexican Sterling Silver Canteen of Cutlery for Twelve Persons

ANTONIO (ANTONIO PIÑEDA) (worked from c.1960)

Vintage Mexican Sterling Silver Canteen of Cutlery for Twelve Persons

c. 1960 Mexico

Offered by AC Silver

£6,750 gbp
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The pieces of this fine, comprehensive vintage Mexican sterling silver straight* flatware service for twelve persons have been crafted in a Grenoble/Gloria pattern style.

The rounded raised handle of each piece is embellished with impressive floral blossom decoration.

The original sterling silver knives are fitted with stainless steel blades.

This flatware service consists of 137 pieces:

Basic Service:
12 Table knives
12 Table forks
12 Dessert knives
12 Dessert forks
12 Dessert spoons
12 Soup spoons
12 Coffee spoons
12 Teaspoons
12 Butter knives
12 Hors d'oeuvres forks
12 Cake forks

Additional Pieces:
Serving fork
Serving spoon
Soup ladle
Sauce ladle
Caddy/Sugar spoon

The hallmarks struck to the fundamental components of this vintage service, including the knife handles, include:

Maker’s/Eagle mark: 18 (Antonio Piñeda - Taxco, Mexico)

Silver quality/purity mark: Sterling, 925

This impressive vintage 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.

** The eagle mark was used for Mexican silver between 1955 to the early 1970s; this mark determines the date of the service as circa 1960.

Dimensions

Table knife 24.5cm/9.6"

Table fork 18.5cm/7.3"

Dessert knife 21.7cm/8.5"

Dessert fork 17.5cm/6.9"

Dessert spoon 18cm/7.1"

Soup spoon 17.5cm/6.9"

Coffee spoon 10.6cm/4.2"

Teaspoon 15cm/5.9"

Butter knife 15cm/5.9"

Hors d'oeuvres fork 14cm/5.5"

Cake fork 15.5cm/6.1"

Serving fork 22.2cm/8.7"

Serving spoon 22cm/8.7"

Soup ladle 25.1cm/9.9"

Sauce ladle 17.5cm/6.9"

Caddy/Sugar spoon 15.5cm/6.1"

Weight

150 troy ounce/4666g (excluding the table and dessert knives)


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Dispatch is either the same or next working day once a payment is received.

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 service is a very good gauge of silver, fine quality and in excellent presentation condition.

Reflections in photographs may detract from the true representation of this fine and impressive canteen.
Maker: Antonio (Antonio Piñeda)

Origin: Taxco, Mexico

Date: Circa 1960
Can be viewed at AC Silver’s Newcastle store, online at www.acsilver.co.uk. Please quote SALES CODE SKU W8903 when enquiring about the piece.
Complimentary insurance valuation with images and text is provided with your purchase
Dimensions
Weight 150.00oz t (4665.00g)
Stock Code
W8903
Medium
A fine and impressive, comprehensive vintage Mexican sterling silver straight Grenoble style pattern flatware service for twelve persons; an addition to our canteen of cutlery collection
Signed/Inscribed
Full hallmarks struck to the reverse of each piece are all very clear.
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