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Silver Canteens

7515. Canteen of Victorian Silver Cutlery for 12

An extensive set of antique sterling silver cutlery for 12 people. 84 pieces. Very elegant fiddle and reed pattern. Together with a full set of vintage sterling silver knives.  Weight excluding knives 3796 grams, 122 troy ounces. All (except 1 piece) mixed dates 1848 – 1880 by the maker George Adams..

Price £5,500 - click on photo for more images

7454. Canteen of Vintage Silver Cutlery for 6

A good 6 place serving set of cutlery in a plain reed style with shaped ends. 38 pieces. Good weight 2439 grams, 78.4 troy ounces. Sheffield 1939. Silver handled knives. Sheffield 1940. All by E Viners, Sheffield.

Price £1,650 - click on photo for more images

7381. Antique Austrian Silver Canteen of Cutlery

A large and comprehensive set of antique silver cutlery for 12 people in a beautifully fitted box with a tooled leather finish. Total 111 pieces. Each piece bears an engraved crest over the initial “N”. The set includes a number of serving pieces and salt, pepper and sugar condiments. Weight 3430 grams, 110 troy ounces. Plus approximately 900 grams, 30 troy ounces for the handles which cannot be weighed. Each piece is marked on the back with a Viennese silver mark and a wheel mark for 1844.

Price £4,350 SOLD

7354. Silver Canteen of Cutlery in a Box

A comprehensive set of sterling silver cutlery for 12 people in the popular fiddle pattern. Total 127 pieces. All in a fitted wooden box. Weight excluding knives 6114 grams, 196.5 troy ounces. The 24 knives and 3 carving piece handles weight approx 839 grams, 27 troy ounces. All matching Sheffield 1981 (except 1 replaced knife). Maker William Yates and retailed by CJ Vander Ltd.

Price £5,950 SOLD

7321. Antique Continental Silver Canteen of Cutlery

A good plain style 1920s set of silver cutlery for 6 people in a fitted box with blue satin lining. A comprehensive set including serving pieces and silver handled knives with stainless steel handles. Total 55 pieces. Initial “M”. Weight excluding the knives 2060 grams, 66.5 troy ounces. All pieces marked with German silver stamps – crown, moon, 800. Circa 1920.

Price £1,950 SOLD

7121. Canteen of Silver Cutlery for 12

A comprehensive set of antique sterling silver cutlery for 12 people. 84 pieces. Classic fiddle pattern. Together with a full set of vintage sterling silver knives.  Weight excluding knives 3181 grams, 102 troy ounces. Different makers, mainly George Adams. Mixed dates 1803 – 1889. Some with crests or initials.

Price £4,950 - click on photo for more images

6834. Georgian Canteen of Silver Cutlery

An excellent set of antique sterling silver flatware for 12 people. 48 pieces in the popular Old English pattern. Good plain style. In addition there is a set of 12 dinner and 12 dessert knives (later date) with stainless steel blades. Weight excluding knives 2278 grams, 73.2 troy ounces. London 1794/5. Maker George Smith and William Fearn.

Price £4,950 SOLD

Electroplate Canteens  

7424. Art Deco Silver Plated Canteen of Cutlery for 12

A comprehensive set of silver plated cutlery in a very stylish wooden box with 2 pull out drawers. 12 place settings. 108 pieces in an excellent plain pattern. All matching and original. Made by F Cobb & Co, Sheffield. Circa 1930. Retailed by Harrods.

Price £895 SOLD

7399. Vintage Silver Plated Canteen of Cutlery

A comprehensive set of silver plated cutlery in a fitted wooden box with 2 pull out drawers. 12 place settings. 110 pieces in the popular Old English pattern. All matching and original. Made by Arthur Price, Sheffield. Circa 1910.

Price £750 SOLD

7366. Deco Canteen of Silver Plated Cutlery for 6

A stylish set of silver plated cutlery for 6 people with plain design with geometric features. All in the original box with pull out drawer and unusual Perspex top. Circa 1960.

Price £275 - click on photo for more images

6929. Canteen of Silver Plated Cutlery in a Table

A comprehensive set of silver plated cutlery in a mahogany finish table with cabriole legs. 12 place settings complete with all metal knives. 110 pieces in the popular Kings pattern. All matching. Table size – height 77.5 cms, length 67 cms, width 48 cms. Made in Sheffield. Circa 1950.

Price £950 SOLD

 

Silver Fish Cutlery  
   
Silver Dessert Cutlery

7432. Set of Silver and Hard Stone Cutlery

A very pretty set of sterling silver knives and forks having green hard stone handles with silver inlay. Dainty size and probably used originally for fruit or dessert. 6 forks length 16.5 cms, 5 knives length 19 cms. Sheffield 1936. Maker Harrison Brothers.

Price £485 - click on photo for more images

7197. Antique Silver Dessert Cutlery for 12 People

An excellent quality set of sterling silver knives and forks with chunky pistol handles. Consisting of 24 pieces arranged in two velvet lined trays in the original wooden box. Knife length 19 cms. Fork length 15.5 cms. Sheffield 1921. Maker Harrison Bros & Howson.

Price £1,150 - click on photo for more images

5012. Antique Silver and Carved Ivory Dessert Set

A decorative 24 piece antique sterling silver set of knives and forks with amazing carved ivory handles of a little girl holding a basket of flowers. All in a 2 layer fitted wooden box. Length of knife 21.5 cms, fork 18.5 cms. Sheffield 1897. Maker Harrison Brothers & Howson. All handles have cracks to the ivory.

Price £695 - click on photo for more images

Mother of Pearl Cutlery

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Other Boxed Silver Cutlery

7384. French Silver Dessert Cutlery in a Box

An interesting set of antique silver serving cutlery with very pretty aesthetic design. Gilded finish. Consists of 2 serving spoons and a scythe shaped ice cream server. All in the original blue presentation box. Length 22.5, 23.5, 26.5 cms. Each with a French head mark. Circa 1870.

Price £485 SOLD

7308. Victorian Silver Fish Servers

A very attractive antique sterling silver fish knife and fork with pierced silver blades and pretty engraved decoration, all in the original presentation box. The handles have shaped silver ferules and silver pistol grip ends. Length knife 33.3 cms, fork 26 cms. Silver blades London 1902, silver on handles Sheffield 1901. Maker William Hutton & Sons. Retailed by Asprey & Co.

Price £450 - click on photo for more images

 

7171. Victorian Boxed Serving Set in Silver Plate

An excellent quality pair of silver plated serving spoons with matching grape shears and pair of nutcrackers. Very fine engraved decoration with flowers and scrolls. The spoons have traces of gilding. Spoons 23.5 cms. Grape scissors 18 cms. Nutcrackers 12.5 cms. Marked on the back of the spoons with a silver plate mark. Circa 1890.

Price £175 - click on photo for more images

 

7080. Antique Silver Grape Scissors in a Box

An elegant pair of sterling silver grape shears in the original velvet lined box. Very smart plain design. Weight 77 grams, 2.4 troy ounces. Length 7 cms. London 1912. Maker Wakeley & Wheeler.

Price £365 - click on photo for more images

6592. Antique Silver and Ivory Boxed Carving Set

A boxed set of antique carving pieces with steel blades, carved twist ivory handles, and sterling silver ferules and end pieces. All in the original fitted wooden box. Length of knives 32, 39 cms. Length of forks 28, 29 cms. Hallmarked silver for Sheffield 1913. Maker Thomas Turner & Co.

Price £375 - click on photo for more images

 

4398. Victorian Boxed Pair of Silver Grape Shears

An attractive pair of antique sterling silver grape scissors in the original velvet lined box. Sheffield 1854.

Price £435
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Other Silver Flatware

7418. Victorian Exeter Silver Fish Slice

A plain styled provincial silver fish slice with fiddle design and pierced scroll decoration. Weight 130 grams, 4.1 troy ounces. Length 30 cms. Width 7 cms. Exeter 1846. Maker William Rawlings Sobey.

Price £225 - click on photo for more images

7413. Queen Anne Silver Marrow Scoop

An early English silver marrow scoop of plain design with an engraved monogram under the bowl. Britannia standard silver. These scoops were used to remove the marrow from the bone at the dining table. Weight 43 grams, 1.3 troy ounces. London 1707. Maker Henry Greene.

Price £350 - click on photo for more images

7293. Vintage Silver Carving Set

A handsome sterling silver carving set with 2 knives, 2 forks and a sharpener. Good weight and excellent quality. All with steel blades. Sheffield 1939. Maker AE Poston & Co.

Price £475 SOLD

7160. Antique Silver Trowel

An excellent quality antique sterling silver trowel with a presentation inscription from the Heeley Methodist School to one side. The carved bakalite handle is particularly attractive. Would make an ideal cake slice. Length 30.5 cms. Width 10 cms. Sheffield 1871. Maker Martin Hall & Co.

Price £395 - click on photo for more images

7112. Antique Russian Silver Cucumber Saw

An unusual antique silver novelty cucumber slice in the form of a saw. Nice plain design. Weight 43 grams. Length 15.5 cms. Silver marks to one side for Latvia. Circa 1920.

Price £375 - click on photo for more images

7083. Victorian Silver Trowel for Palmeira House in Hove

An excellent quality antique sterling silver presentation trowel with an inscription to one side and a finely engraved image of Palmeira House (see detailed description) to the other. Would make an ideal cake slice. Length 34 cms. Width 10.5 cms. London 1893. Maker George Unite.

Price £950 - click on photo for more images

6682. Set of 6 Antique Silver Lobster Picks

A very smart set of antique silver lobster picks with shaped reed and ribbon handles and a lobster to each side. Total weight 307 grams, 9.8 troy ounces. Length 21 cms. Continental hallmarks to the underside “830S”. Makers mark S & M Benzen. Circa 1900.

Price £465 - click on photo for more images

5342. Set of 3 Antique Silver Plate and Ivory Serving Cutlery

An unusual pair of antique silver plated fish servers and matching knife all having pretty engraving to the blades. The ivory handles are carved with African figures. Length of fish knife 25 cms, fish fork 21 cms, knife 19 cms. Circa 1890. Maker Walker and Hall. All 3 pieces have splits to the ivory.

Price £295 - click on photo for more images

4595. Antique Silver and Ivory Cucumber Slice

A rare collectors item. An early 19th century silver mounted ivory cucumber slice with a steel cutting blade. Unmarked silver. Initials engraved to the centre of the blade in old fashioned script. Length 24 cms. Width 7.5 cms. English. Circa 1810.

Price £875 - click on photo for more images

   
Silver Forks

7491. Set of 6 Antique Maltese Silver Dinner Forks

A plain style set of 6 antique sterling silver forks. Fiddle design. Engraved initials to the reverse. Weight 386 grams, 12.4 troy ounces. Length 20 cms. Marked on the back with Maltese silver stamps and date 1854.

Price £675 - click on photo for more images

7332. Georgian Silver Dessert Forks

A set of 11 antique sterling silver dessert forks in the popular Old English pattern. Weight 433 grams, 13.9 troy ounces. Length 17 cms. London 1807. Maker W.B.

Price £550 - click on photo for more images

There are other pieces of matching cutlery #7331/3/4

   

7115. Set of 6 Exeter Silver Dinner Forks

Set of 6 antique sterling silver forks. Fiddle thread and shell design. Engraved initials to the front. Weight 601 grams, 19.3 troy ounces. Length 21 cms. Exeter 1855. Maker J & J Williams.

Price £475 - click on photo for more images

 

Silver Spoons

7494. Set of 12 Vintage Silver Soup Spoons

A good set of sterling silver soup spoons in the popular rattail pattern. Weight 1133 grams, 36.4 troy ounces. Length 19.5 cms. Sheffield 1966. Cooper Brothers & Sons.

Price £795 - click on photo for more images

7420. George I Set of 6 Silver Spoons

A composite set of early English silver spoons in the popular Hanover pattern. Lovely plain style. Britannia standard silver. Each with a hand engraved crest to the reverse. Weight 446 grams, 14.3 troy ounces. London 1721. 4 spoons by Jane Lambe length 20.15 cms. 2 spoons by Paul Hanet length 19.75 cms. Hanet was one of the principal Huguenot spoon makers of his day.

Price £850 SOLD

7334. Georgian Silver Dessert Spoons

A set of 12 antique sterling silver spoons in the popular Old English pattern. Weight 375 grams, 12 troy ounces. Length 18 cms. London 1825. Maker WB.

Price £550 - click on photo for more images

There are other pieces of matching cutlery #7331/2

   

7333. Georgian Silver Teaspoons

A set of 12 antique sterling silver tea spoons in the popular Old English pattern. Weight 164 grams, 5.2 troy ounces. Length 13.5 cms. London 1827. Maker W.B.

Price £175 SOLD

There are other pieces of matching cutlery #7331/2/4

   

7331. Georgian Silver Table Spoons

A set of 10 large antique sterling silver spoons in the popular Old English pattern. Weight 550 grams, 17.6 troy ounces. Length 22 cms. London 1813. Maker W.B.

Price £675 - click on photo for more images 

There are other pieces of matching cutlery #7332/4

   

7219. Antique Russian Silver and Enamel Spoon

A superb antique silver spoon with gilt finish and cloisonné enamel decoration in bright vibrant colours. Weight 18 grams, 0.6 troy ounce. Marked on the edge of the handle near the bowl with Russian silver marks - 84 grade and a makers mark. Circa 1910.

Price £375 SOLD

7116. Set of 6 Exeter Silver Spoons

Set of 6 large antique sterling silver spoons. Fiddle thread and shell design. Engraved initials to the front. Weight 609 grams, 19.5 troy ounces. Length 23 cms. Exeter 1855. Maker J & J Williams.

Price £475 - click on photo for more images

7114. Set of 3 Victorian Salt Spoons

A set of 3 antique sterling silver salt spoons. Fiddle and shell design. With engraved initial. Weight 29 grams. Length 18 cms. Newcastle 1875. Maker Thomas Sewell.

Price £95 - click on photo for more images

6949. Antique Exeter Silver Spoons

A set of antique silver spoons in the fiddle pattern, each with an engraved crest. 6 large spoons length 23.5 cms, weight 425 grams, 13.6 troy ounces. 6 dessert spoons length 17.5 cms, weight 254 grams, 8.1 troy ounces. All marked for Exeter 1820. Maker George Turner.

Price £650 SOLD

6926. Antique Silver Cheese Scoop

A plain style silver stilton scoop with all silver handle. Weight 61 grams, 1.9 troy ounces. Length 20 cms. Sterling silver. Sheffield 1904. Maker Henry Atkins.

Price £95 SOLD

6703. Pair of Antique Continental Silver Spoons

An excellent quality pair of antique silver spoons with figural ends depicting a classical lady culminating in a twisted handle possibly resembling a mermaids tail. The gilded bowl is attached with a fruit encrusted mount. These delightful spoons are very heavy and have a chunky feel. Weight 179 grams, 5.7 troy ounces. Length 18 cms. Marked on the back of the bowl with a hand mark. Probably German. Circa 1800. Traces of gilding all over.

Price £550 - click on photo for more images

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Silver Knives  

6811. Set of Antique Silver Thread and Shell Knives

A good set of antique silver handles knives with stainless steel blades. 6 dinner knives and 6 dessert knives in the popular reed and shell pattern. Each has an engraved lion crest. Length 25 cms, 21.5 cms. London 1839.

Price £950 - click on photo for more images

 

6021. Set of 12 Silver Rattail Dinner and Dessert Knives

A full dozen set of rattail knives with sterling silver handles. 12 dinner knives and 12 dessert knives. Length 23.5/21 cms. Sheffield hallmarks circa 1960.

Price £on application - click on photo for more images

 

 
 

5141. Set of Solid Silver Kings Pattern Knives

A good set of 12 sterling silver knives with stainless steel blades in the popular Kings pattern. Length 23.5 cms. Sheffield 1952. Maker Viners.

Price £575 SOLD

 

Silver Ladles and Basting Spoons

7117. Pair of Antique Silver Basting Spoons

A good pair of antique sterling silver spoons, each with an engraved crest. Weight 320 grams, 10.2 troy ounces. Length 31 cms. London 1842. Maker William Eaton.

Price £550 - click on photo for more images

7123. Pair of Antique Silver Sauce Ladles

A pair of antique sterling silver sauce ladles. Fiddle pattern. Weight 54 grams, 1.7 troy ounces. Length 14 cms. Edinburgh 1830. Make Adam Elder.

Price £145 - click on photo for more images

7118. Pair of Antique Silver Ladles

A pair of antique sterling silver sauce ladles. Fiddle pattern. Engraved initial to the front. Weight 151 grams, 4.8 troy ounces. Length 18 cms.

London 1874. Maker George Adams.

Price £145 - click on photo for more images

7113. Pair of Exeter Silver Sauce Ladles

A pair of antique sterling silver ladles. Fiddle thread and shell design. Weight 176 grams, 5.6 troy ounces. Length 18 cms. Exeter 1855. Maker J & J Williams.

Price £195 - click on photo for more images

5073. George II Silver Ladle

A handsome plain styled antique sterling silver serving ladle. Weight 150 grams, 4.8 troy ounces. Length 32 cms. Marked up the handle in the early antique style for London 1739. Makers mark indistinct, possibly Joseph Steward.

Price £345 - click on photo for more images

4748. George II Silver Toddy Ladle

A handsome antique sterling silver ladle of good weight and having an elegant turned wood handle. Initials WC to the base of the bowl. Length 36.5 cms. Diameter of bowl 6.25 cms. London 1736.

Price £365 - click on photo for more images

4304. Antique Bright Cut Silver Stuffing Spoon

A good quality sterling silver basting spoon of simple design. Bright cut engraving and shell end. Length 31 cms. London 1900. Maker Josiah Williams & Co.

Price £245 SOLD

1231. Antique Silver Soup Ladles. 

We always have a selection of these fine serving pieces in sterling silver.

Prices from £250 - click on photo for more images

1230. Selection of Antique Basting Spoons.

We always have a selection of these fine serving pieces in sterling silver.

Prices from £190 - click on photo for more images

Silver Skewers

7273. Antique Silver Skewer

A good quality antique silver meat skewer with ring handle and hand engraved crest to one end. Weight 96 grams, 3 troy ounces. Length 32.5 cms. London 1829. Maker Jonathan Hayne.

Price £475 - click on photo for more images

7098. Antique Irish Silver Skewer

A good quality antique Dublin silver meat skewer with ring handle and hand engraved crest to one end. Weight 81 grams, 2.6 troy ounces. Length 31 cms. Dublin 1806. Maker Arthur Murphy.

Price £395 - click on photo for more images

 

6108. George III Newcastle Silver Skewer

An antique provincial silver meat skewer with ring handle and attractive engraving to one end. Weight 111 grams, 3.5 troy ounces. Length 34 cms. Newcastle 1778. Maker James Hetherington.

Price £395 - click on photo for more images

   

5972. George II Silver Meat Skewer

An extra special antique sterling silver meat skewer with ring handle and shell decoration. Very tactile with excellent weight and unusual flat and faceted shaft. Weight 152 grams, 4.8 troy ounces. Length 34 cms. London 1755. Maker Thomas Cooke and Richard Gurney.

Price £695 SOLD

   
Silver Tongs  

7514. Victorian Silver Sugar Tongs

An unusual pair of antique sterling silver tongs, the ends fashioned as a pair of hands with cuffs. Beautiful realistic modeling - you can even see the fingernails. Weight 41 grams, 1.3 troy ounces. Length 12 cms. London 1856. Maker John Figg.

Price £335 - click on photo for more images

7501. Victorian Silver Novelty Sugar Nips

A charming pair of antique sterling silver tongs formed as a man, probably harlequin, holding a pair of bats with lions masks. Weight 24 grams. Length 10 cms. Width 4.5 cms. Marked on the edge of the tongs for London 1890.

Price £195 - click on photo for more images

6664. Victorian Silver Sugar Nips – Humpty Dumpty

A cute little novelty baby item. An antique pair of sterling silver sugar tongs with a nursery rhyme theme. Humpty Dumpty has his long arms outstretched to form a pair of sugar nips. Weight 33 grams, 1 troy ounce. Length 8.5 cms. Spread across hands 6 cms. London 1885. Maker Francis Higgins.

Price £330 - click on photo for more images

6017. Pair of George III Silver Serving Tongs

A plain style pair of antique sterling silver asparagus tongs (or chop tongs) with strap work decoration to one side and an engraved crest of a stag to the end. Weight 173 grams, 5.5 troy ounces, Length 22.5 cms. London 1808. Maker Eley Fearn & Chawner.

Price £385 - click on photo for more images

6009. Victorian Silver Tongs

An antique pair of sterling silver tongs beautifully modelled with claw nips. Weight 65 grams, 2 troy ounces. Length 14.5 cms. London 1877. Maker BB.

Price £275 - click on photo for more images

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