Antique Victorian Sterling Silver Canteen of Cutlery for 8. The pieces of this exceptional antique Victorian sterling silver straight flatware service for 8 persons have been crafted in the Fiddle and Thread pattern. The surface of each handle is embellished with a paralleling thread decorated border accented with a pip to the terminal. The anterior surface of each fork and spoon terminal is ornamented with a contemporary bright cut engraved initial'N'.The reverse of each solid silver fork and spoon features a rounded heel. This flatware service for 8 consists of 48 pieces. The fundamental pieces of this serving pieces of this silver cutlery set have been crafted by the London silversmith William Eaton in 1843, apart from the table and dessert knives, which are replacements. This antique 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. Predominately all antique silver canteens have replacement knives as the originals have not stood the test of time. This antique Fiddle and Thread pattern flatware service 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; hallmarks are deeply struck due to the exceptional gauge of silver.Reflections in photographs may detract from the true representation of this fine and impressive canteen. 78 troy ounces/2425g (excluding table and dessert knives).
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. All orders placed before 2pm GMT are dispatched the same day.
Company Name: AC Silver Unlimited. This item is in the category "Antiques\Silver\Solid Silver\Cutlery".
The seller is "acsilver925" and is located in this country: GB. This item can be shipped worldwide.