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

ROBERTS & BELK LTD (worked from c.1901)

Vintage Sterling Silver Canteen of Cutlery for Eight Persons

1979 Sheffield, England

Offered by AC Silver

£6,950 gbp
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The pieces of this exceptional, vintage sterling silver straight* cutlery set for 8 persons have been crafted in the Charles II Lace Back pattern.

The surface of each trefid style handle is embellished with post-Restoration scroll and foliate motifs; an original Atkin Bros Ltd pattern.

The reverse surface of each spoon, excluding the grapefruit spoon, features a rat tail and further scroll and foliate ornamentation; the lace back decoration reflects the same style to that of the handle.

This vintage silver flatware service consists of 85 pieces:
Basic Service:
8 Table knives
8 Table forks
8 Soup spoons
8 Dessert knives
8 Dessert forks
8 Dessert spoons
8 Fish knives
8 Fish forks
8 Grapefruit spoons
8 Teaspoons
Additional Pieces:
4 Serving spoons
Butter knife
This impressive comprehensive service benefits from fine and impressive solid sterling silver fish service.

The components of this vintage service have been crafted by the Sheffield silversmiths Roberts & Belk Ltd in 1979; the components will have been crafted in the same year but due to the hallmarking system the items are struck with the date letters D and E.

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

This exceptional service has been crafted in a highly desirable, antique style.

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

Dimensions

Table knife 24.8cm/9.8"
Table fork 20.8cm/8.2"
Soup spoon 17.5cm/6.9"
Dessert knife 21.4cm/8.4"
Dessert fork 17.7cm/7"
Dessert spoon 17.9cm/7"
Fish knife 21.2cm/8.3"
Fish fork 18.9cm/7.4"
Grapefruit spoon 14.2cm/5.6"
Teaspoon 13.2cm/5.2"
Butter knife 15.8cm/6.2"
Serving spoon 20.9cm/8.2"

Weight

111.6 troy ounces/3472g (excluding the table and dessert knives)


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This vintage cutlery set for 8 persons is an exceptional gauge of silver, exceptional quality and in exceptional presentation condition.
Full hallmarks struck to the reverse of each piece are all very clear.

Reflections in photographs may detract from the true representation of this fine and impressive canteen.
Maker: Roberts & Belk Ltd

Date: 1979

Origin: Sheffield, England
Can be viewed at AC Silver’s Newcastle store, online at www.acsilver.co.uk. Please quote SALES CODE SKU A8164 when enquiring about the piece.
Complimentary insurance valuation with images and text is provided with your purchase
Dimensions
Weight 111.60oz t (3470.76g)
Stock Code
A8164
Medium
An exceptional, fine and impressive, comprehensive vintage Elizabeth II English straight sterling silver Charles II Lace Back pattern flatware service for eight 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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