Antique Victorian Sterling Silver Canteen of Cutlery for 12 Persons - 84 Pieces. The pieces of this exceptional antique Victorian English sterling silver flatware service for twelve persons are crafted in the Old English pattern. The anterior surface of each fork handle and the reverse surface of each spoon handle features a pip to the terminal.This Victorian flatware service consists of 84 pieces. The fundamental pieces of flatware have been crafted by the London silversmith Charles Boyton II in 1888, apart from six antique dessert spoons and the table and dessert knives, which are replacements. This impressive canteen of cutlery is fitted to the original, fine and impressive chest style mahogony lift up lid and well, one draw canteen box; this box is an impressive piece of furniture in its own right. The box features a brass drawer handle and a plain rectangular vacant cartouche to the upper surface, in addition to decorative brass strap designs to each corner.
The interior of each drawer/compartment has been refitted with navy velvet replicating the same appearance as the original covering. Predominately all antique silver canteens have replacement knives as the originals have not stood the test of time. This antique Victorian flatware set is an exceptional gauge of silver, exceptional quality and in exceptional presetnation condition in keeping with age. Full hallmarks struck to the reverse surface of each piece are all very clear; the hallmarks are struck deeply due to the exceptional gauge of silver. Reflections in photographs may detract from the true representation of this fine and impressive canteen.103 troy ounces/3204g (excluding table and dessert knives). We are dedicated to ensuring the highest possible quality service to our customers, always going above and beyond! See the tabs below to read more about our policies.
Andrew Campbell founder and owner of AC Silver has been dealing in antique diamond & gemstone jewellery and antique sterling silver since 1977. In addition to his high quality Newcastle-based shop, Andrew has developed what is now an established and internationally recognised online store. For more details see our About Us. FREE OF CHARGE to all customers - including national and international deliveries. The item "Antique Victorian Sterling Silver Canteen of Cutlery for 12 Persons 84 Pieces" is in sale since Monday, February 29, 2016.
This item is in the category "Antiques\Silver\Solid Silver\Cutlery". The seller is "acsilver925" and is located in Newcastle upon Tyne. This item can be shipped worldwide.