Flatware/Canteens

In Medieval times personal eating implements were highly prized. Knives were displayed on the person in an ornate sheath. Spoons were part of formal dress for all social classes. Guests were expected to bring their own cutlery to a meal.

Before the 18th century the only items of table silver made in any quantity were spoons. Silver forks are rare prior to the 18th century. It is unusual to find sets of table silver dating earlier than the late 18th century.

On early examples of table silver when the silver marks were struck on the thin part of the stem they distorted the form of the piece and so the silversmith had to hammer this back into shape. That's why the hallmarks are often squashed and distorted and become more easily rubbed and worn. From c.1780 onwards the Assay Office stamped table silver near the top of the stem as opposed to on the stem just below the bowl, and hallmarks are generally much clearer because there is more space on which to strike them.

Antique William III Silver Forks

7548. Antique William III Silver Forks

Circa 1700

Price £4,500

A rare set of 12 early silver forks with cannon handles and twin prongs. Each hand engraved with a contemporary crest of a stork. Weight 465 grams, 15 troy ounces. Length 16 cms. Three are stamped with the makers mark of SE in an oval punch. Circa 1700.
Price £4,500

A rare set of 12 early silver forks with cannon handles and twin prongs. Each hand engraved with a contemporary crest of a stor...

George I Set of 6 Silver Spoons

7420. George I Set of 6 Silver Spoons

1721

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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.
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A composite set of early English silver spoons in the popular Hanover pattern. Lovely plain style. Britannia standard silver*. ...

Antique George II Ladle by Paul de Lamerie

7753. Antique George II Ladle by Paul de Lamerie

1734

PAUL DE LAMERIE

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An excellent antique sterling silver ladle by this important and sought after Huguenot silversmith. With the plain style typical of this date this ladle has a plain oval shaped bowl and a long turned wood handle. The bowl underside is mounted with a strapwork tail and there are some engraved initials. Length 20 cms. Bowl length 7.75 cms, 6 cms. London 1734. Maker Paul de Lamerie.
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An excellent antique sterling silver ladle by this important and sought after Huguenot silversmith. With the plain style typica...

George II Set of Silver Serving Spoons

7624. George II Set of Silver Serving Spoons

1741 to 1757

Price £975

A composite set of 11 early English sterling silver spoons in the popular Hanover pattern. Lovely plain style. Each with a hand engraved crest of a dog under a tree. Weight 678 grams, 21.8 troy ounces. Length 20 cms approx. Various dates and makers. 4 spoons by Samuel Robey 1741-1746. 3 spoons by Ebenezer Coker 1753-57. 4 spoons are unreadable.
Price £975

A composite set of 11 early English sterling silver spoons in the popular Hanover pattern. Lovely plain style. Each with a hand...

Antique German Silver Serving Slice

7559. Antique German Silver Serving Slice

1767 to 1769

Price £550

A delightful antique silver serving slice with a graceful turned ebony wood handle. The pierced filigree silver surface is decorated with foliate scrolls. Length 38 cms. Marked on the surface close to the handle for Augsburg 1767-9.
Price £550

A delightful antique silver serving slice with a graceful turned ebony wood handle. The pierced filigree silver surface is deco...

George III Newcastle Silver Skewer

6108. George III Newcastle Silver Skewer

1778

JAMES HETHERINGTON (born c.1778)

Price £395

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

An antique provincial silver meat skewer with ring handle and attractive engraving to one end. Weight 111 grams, 3.5 troy ounce...

Georgian Canteen of Silver Cultlery for 6 People

5734. Georgian Canteen of Silver Cultlery for 6 People

1787 to 1827

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A good set of antique sterling silver cutlery in the Old English and thread pattern. 36 pieces including knives (later date). London 1787-1827
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A good set of antique sterling silver cutlery in the Old English and thread pattern. 36 pieces including knives (later date). L...

Antique Silver Skewer

7652. Antique Silver Skewer

1799

THOMAS WALLIS

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An attractive antique sterling silver meat skewer (or could be used as a letter opener) with excellent quality cast shell handle and hand engraved snake crest. Weight 98 grams, 3 troy ounces. Length 30.5 cms. London 1799. Maker Thomas Wallis II.
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An attractive antique sterling silver meat skewer (or could be used as a letter opener) with excellent quality cast shell handl...

Pair of Antique Continental Silver Spoons

6703. Pair of Antique Continental Silver Spoons

Circa 1800

Price £550

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

An excellent quality pair of antique silver spoons with figural ends depicting a classical lady culminating in a twisted handle...

Georgian Silver and Agate Letter Opener

7179. Georgian Silver and Agate Letter Opener

1801

MOSES BRENT (born c.1767)

Price £245

An excellent quality antique sterling paper knife with a chunky agate handle. Good weight and fits well in the hand. The plain silver blade is hallmarked and the ribbed silver ferule has an engraved initial. The faceted end of the agate handle terminates in a silver disc. Length 21.5 cms. London 1801. Maker Moses Brent.
Price £245

An excellent quality antique sterling paper knife with a chunky agate handle. Good weight and fits well in the hand. The plain ...

Antique Silver Dessert Forks

7973. Antique Silver Dessert Forks

1802

Price £295

A superb set of 4 antique sterling silver forks in the elegant bead pattern. Excellent plain style. Each piece has a hand engraved crest. Total weight, 4 forks, 152 grams, 4.8 troy ounces. Length 17 cms. London 1802. Maker Ely & Fern.
Price £295

A superb set of 4 antique sterling silver forks in the elegant bead pattern. Excellent plain style. Each piece has a hand engra...

Antique Silver Canteen of Cutlery for 6

7883. Antique Silver Canteen of Cutlery for 6

1802 to 1878

JOSIAH & GEORGE PIERCY/ELEY & FERN

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A superb set of antique sterling silver cutlery in the elegant bead pattern. Excellent plain style. Each piece has a hand engraved crest. Total 24 pieces comprising 6 large spoons, 6 dessert spoons, 6 large forks, 6 dessert forks. Extra pieces available including basting spoons #7900. Weight 1338 grams, 43 troy ounces. London 1802 and 1878. Makers Eley & Fern, Henry Holland.
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A superb set of antique sterling silver cutlery in the elegant bead pattern. Excellent plain style. Each piece has a hand engra...

Antique Irish Silver Skewer

7098. Antique Irish Silver Skewer

1806

Price £395

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

A good quality antique Dublin silver meat skewer with ring handle and hand engraved crest to one end. Weight 81 grams, 2.6 troy...

Pair of George III Silver Serving Tongs

6017. Pair of George III Silver Serving Tongs

1808

ELEY, FEARN & CHAWNER, LONDON

Price £385

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

A plain style pair of antique sterling silver asparagus tongs (or chop tongs) with strap work decoration to one side and an eng...

Georgian Silver Apple Corer

6367. Georgian Silver Apple Corer

Circa 1809

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A charming little collectors piece. An antique sterling silver apple corer of simple form. Usually these items unscrew however this has been made in one piece. Weight 20 grams. Length 10.5 cms. London 1809. Thomas Phipps & Edward Robinson.
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A charming little collectors piece. An antique sterling silver apple corer of simple form. Usually these items unscrew however ...

Antique Silver and Ivory Cucumber Slice

4595. Antique Silver and Ivory Cucumber Slice

Circa 1810

Price £875

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

A rare collectors item. An early 19th century silver mounted ivory cucumber slice with a steel cutting blade. Unmarked silver. ...

Georgian Silver Table Spoons

7331. Georgian Silver Table Spoons

1813

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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.
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A set of 10 large antique sterling silver spoons in the popular Old English pattern. Weight 550 grams, 17.6 troy ounces. Length...

Georgian Silver Caddy Spoon

7512. Georgian Silver Caddy Spoon

1821

Price £145

An attractive antique sterling silver caddy spoon with a shell bowl and shaped handle. Weight 9 grams. Length 8.5 cms. Birmingham 1821. Maker John Betteridge.
Price £145

An attractive antique sterling silver caddy spoon with a shell bowl and shaped handle. Weight 9 grams. Length 8.5 cms. Birmingh...

Georgian Silver Caddy Spoon

7982. Georgian Silver Caddy Spoon

1825

Price £225

An excellent little antique sterling silver caddy spoon with a square scalloped bowl and spade handle. Very pretty hand engraved leaf design to the bowl and handle. Weight 7 grams. Length 8 cms. Birmingham 1836. Maker James Collins
Price £225

An excellent little antique sterling silver caddy spoon with a square scalloped bowl and spade handle. Very pretty hand engrave...

Antique Silver Skewer

7273. Antique Silver Skewer

1829

JONATHAN HAYNE, LONDON

Price £475

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

A good quality antique silver meat skewer with ring handle and hand engraved crest to one end. Weight 96 grams, 3 troy ounces. ...

Antique Silver Canteen of Cutlery for 12

7832. Antique Silver Canteen of Cutlery for 12

1833

WILLIAM CHAWNER, LONDON

Price £5,500

A superb set of antique sterling silver cutlery in the popular Old English pattern. Excellent plain style. Each piece has a hand engraved crest. 71 pieces including ladles and other serving pieces. Weight 3473 grams, 111.6 troy ounces. All pieces are the same date and maker. London 1833. Maker William Chawner.
Price £5,500

A superb set of antique sterling silver cutlery in the popular Old English pattern. Excellent plain style. Each piece has a han...

Pair of Antique Silver Basting Spoons

7117. Pair of Antique Silver Basting Spoons

1842

WILLIAM EATON, LONDON

Price £395

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 £395

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

Antique Silver Cutlery for 6

7590. Antique Silver Cutlery for 6

1843 to 1865

GEORGE ADAMS, LONDON

Price £1,450

A good 6 place serving set of cutlery with excellent quality shaped decorative handles. 24 pieces. Good weight 1663 grams, 53.4 troy ounces. Various dates and London 1843-1865. Various makers including George Adams and Elizabeth Eaton.
Price £1,450

A good 6 place serving set of cutlery with excellent quality shaped decorative handles. 24 pieces. Good weight 1663 grams, 53.4...

Victorian Exeter Silver Fish Slice

7418. Victorian Exeter Silver Fish Slice

Circa 1846

Price £225

English provincial silver. 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

English provincial silver. A plain styled provincial silver fish slice with fiddle design and pierced scroll decoration. Weight...

Antique Silver Serving Spoons

7970. Antique Silver Serving Spoons

1854

Price £350

A good set of 4 antique sterling silver serving spoons in the popular fiddle and thread pattern. Each has an engraved monogram to the handle. Good weight 345 grams, 11 troy ounces. Length 22 cms. London 1854. Maker John West.
Price £350

A good set of 4 antique sterling silver serving spoons in the popular fiddle and thread pattern. Each has an engraved monogram ...

Victorian Boxed Pair of Silver Grape Shears

4398. Victorian Boxed Pair of Silver Grape Shears

Circa 1854

Price £435

An attractive pair of antique sterling silver grape scissors in the original velvet lined box. Sheffield 1854.
Price £435

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

Antique Silver Cutlery for 6

7621. Antique Silver Cutlery for 6

1854 to 1924

FRANCIS HIGGINS

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A good 6 place serving set of cutlery in the popular fiddle and thread pattern. 30 pieces. Each has an engraved monogram to the handle. Good weight 1826 grams, 58.7 troy ounces. London 1854 and 1924. Makers Francis Higgins, Joseph & Albert Savory, John Whiting.
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A good 6 place serving set of cutlery in the popular fiddle and thread pattern. 30 pieces. Each has an engraved monogram to the...

Pair of Exeter Silver Sauce Ladles

7113. Pair of Exeter Silver Sauce Ladles

1855

Price £195

English provincial silver. 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

English provincial silver. A pair of antique sterling silver ladles. Fiddle thread and shell design. Weight 176 grams, 5.6 troy...

Set 6 Exeter Silver Spoons

7116. Set 6 Exeter Silver Spoons

1855

Price £475

English provincial silver. 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

English provincial silver. Set of 6 large antique sterling silver spoons. Fiddle thread and shell design. Engraved initials to ...

Antique Silver Cutlery for 12

7622. Antique Silver Cutlery for 12

1858 to 1878

GEORGE ADAMS, LONDON

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An elegant set of plain styled antique sterling silver flatware for 12 people. Total 40 pieces including a pair of ladles and 2 serving spoons. In the popular Old English pattern. All with a crest to the end of the handle. Weight 2154 grams, 69.2 troy ounces. Mixed dates 1858-1878. All by maker George Adams.
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An elegant set of plain styled antique sterling silver flatware for 12 people. Total 40 pieces including a pair of ladles and 2...

Antique Silver Caddy Spoon

7981. Antique Silver Caddy Spoon

1867

GEORGE UNITE

Price £135

A pretty little Victorian sterling silver caddy spoon with a shovel shaped bowl and shaped handle. Hand engraved leaf design to the bowl. Weight 9 grams. Length 9.5 cms. Birmingham 1865. Maker George Unite.
Price £135

A pretty little Victorian sterling silver caddy spoon with a shovel shaped bowl and shaped handle. Hand engraved leaf design to...

Antique Silver Caddy Spoon

7980. Antique Silver Caddy Spoon

1867

GEORGE UNITE

Price £195

A pretty little Victorian sterling silver caddy spoon with a shovel shaped bowl and shaped handle. Hand engraved leaf design to the bowl. Weight 9 grams. Length 9.5 cms. Birmingham 1867. Maker George Unite.
Price £195

A pretty little Victorian sterling silver caddy spoon with a shovel shaped bowl and shaped handle. Hand engraved leaf design to...

Victorian Silver and Mother of Pearl Wedding Cake Servers

7309. Victorian Silver and Mother of Pearl Wedding Cake Servers

1869

Price £275

A superb pair of antique sterling silver cake servers with real mother of pearl carved handles. All in the original velvet lined box. The blades are beautifully engraved with flowers and foliate scrolls. Length of knife 27 cms, fork 21 cms. Sheffield 1869. Maker Ashforth & Harthorn
Price £275

A superb pair of antique sterling silver cake servers with real mother of pearl carved handles. All in the original velvet line...

Victorian Silver Dessert Spoons

7858. Victorian Silver Dessert Spoons

1873

HENRY JOHN LIAS

Price £550

A set of 12 antique sterling silver spoons in the popular fiddle pattern. Good plain style. Each with an engraved monogram in cursive script. Weight 497 grams, 15.9 troy ounces. Length 17 cms. London 1873. Maker Henry & Henry Lias.
Price £550

A set of 12 antique sterling silver spoons in the popular fiddle pattern. Good plain style. Each with an engraved monogram in c...

Pair of Antique Silver Ladles

7118. Pair of Antique Silver Ladles

1874

GEORGE ADAMS, LONDON

Price £145

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

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

Antique Set of 12 Silver and Mother of Pearl Cutlery Set

7999. Antique Set of 12 Silver and Mother of Pearl Cutlery Set

1874

MARTIN HALL & CO

Price £950

An excellent quality set of antique sterling silver cutlery having real mother of pearl cutlery handles with shaped ends. The silver is prettily engraved with flowers. 12 knives and 12 forks in the original solid wood box. Length of knife 20.5 cms, fork 17 cms. Sheffield 1874. Maker Martin Hall.
Price £950

An excellent quality set of antique sterling silver cutlery having real mother of pearl cutlery handles with shaped ends. The s...

Set of 3 Victorian Salt Spoons

7114. Set of 3 Victorian Salt Spoons

1875

THOMAS SEWELL I, NEWCASTLE

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English provincial silver. 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.
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English provincial silver. A set of 3 antique sterling silver salt spoons. Fiddle and shell design. With engraved initial. Weig...

Antique Silver Dinner Forks

7972. Antique Silver Dinner Forks

1878

HENRY HOLLAND, LONDON

Price £475

A superb set of 12 antique sterling silver forks in the elegant bead pattern. Excellent plain style. Each piece has a hand engraved crest. Total weight, 6 forks, 430 grams, 13.8 troy ounces. Length 20 cms. London 1878. Maker Henry Holland. Another 10 matching forks available at additional cost.
Price £475

A superb set of 12 antique sterling silver forks in the elegant bead pattern. Excellent plain style. Each piece has a hand engr...

Antique Silver Serving Spoons

7971. Antique Silver Serving Spoons

1878

HENRY HOLLAND, LONDON

Price £475

A superb set of 12 antique sterling silver spoons in the elegant bead pattern. Excellent plain style. Each piece has a hand engraved crest. Total weight, 6 spoons, 435 grams, 13.9 troy ounces. Length 22.5 cms. London 1878. Maker Henry Holland. Another 5 matching spoons available at additional cost.
Price £475

A superb set of 12 antique sterling silver spoons in the elegant bead pattern. Excellent plain style. Each piece has a hand eng...

Pair of Antique Silver Basting Spoons

7900. Pair of Antique Silver Basting Spoons

1878

HENRY HOLLAND, LONDON

Price £395

A good pair of antique sterling silver spoons, each with an engraved crest. Bead pattern. Weight 301 grams, 9.6 troy ounces. Length 30 cms. London 1878. Maker Henry Holland.
Price £395

A good pair of antique sterling silver spoons, each with an engraved crest. Bead pattern. Weight 301 grams, 9.6 troy ounces. Le...

Antique Mother of Pearl Fish Servers

7604. Antique Mother of Pearl Fish Servers

Circa 1880 to Circa 1918

ALLEN & DARWIN

Price £175

An attractive pair of antique silver plated fish servers with real mother of pearl handles. The blades are prettily engraved with a border and flower design. Fork 22.5 cms. Knife 29.5 cms. Silver plate mark for Allen and Darwin.
Price £175

An attractive pair of antique silver plated fish servers with real mother of pearl handles. The blades are prettily engraved wi...

Set of Silver and Mother of Pearl Cutlery for 6

7943. Set of Silver and Mother of Pearl Cutlery for 6

1881

MARTIN HALL & CO

Price £485

A set of 6 sterling silver knives and forks with plain blades and real carved mother of pearl handles with decorative silver ferules. With an elephant crest to each handle. Knife 20 cms. Fork 16.5 cms. In the original box. Sheffield 1881. Maker Martin Hall.
Price £485

A set of 6 sterling silver knives and forks with plain blades and real carved mother of pearl handles with decorative silver fe...

Victorian Silver Dinner Forks

7605. Victorian Silver Dinner Forks

1885

JOHN ALDWINKLE & JAMES SLATER, LONDON

Price £475

A set of 6 antique sterling silver forks in the popular Old English pattern. Weight 394 grams, 12.6 troy ounces. Length 20 cms. London 1885. Maker Aldwinkle and Slater.
Price £475

A set of 6 antique sterling silver forks in the popular Old English pattern. Weight 394 grams, 12.6 troy ounces. Length 20 cms...

Set of 3 Antique Silver Plate and Ivory Serving Cutlery

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

Circa 1890

Price £295

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.
Price £295

An unusual pair of antique silver plated fish servers and matching knife all having pretty engraving to the blades. The ivory h...

Victorian Boxed Serving Set in Silver Plate

7171. Victorian Boxed Serving Set in Silver Plate

Circa 1890

Price £175

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

An excellent quality pair of silver plated serving spoons with matching grape shears and pair of nutcrackers. Very fine engrave...

Victorian Silver Novelty Sugar Nips

7501. Victorian Silver Novelty Sugar Nips

1890

Price £195

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

A charming pair of antique sterling silver tongs formed as a man, probably harlequin, holding a pair of bats with lions masks. ...

Victorian Silver Trowel for Palmeira House in Hove

7083. Victorian Silver Trowel for Palmeira House in Hove

1893

GEORGE UNITE

Price £950

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

An excellent quality antique sterling silver presentation trowel with an inscription to one side and a finely engraved image of...

Antique Silver and Mother of Pearl Cutlery

7827. Antique Silver and Mother of Pearl Cutlery

1896

HARRISON BROTHERS & HOWSON (HENRY HARRISON)

Price £295

An antique set of sterling silver and real mother of pearl cutlery set with plain blades, ribbed ferules and simple hand carved handles. 6 knives and 6 forks. No box. Length of knife 18.25 cms, fork 15 cms. Sheffield 1896. Maker Harrison Brothers and Howson.
Price £295

An antique set of sterling silver and real mother of pearl cutlery set with plain blades, ribbed ferules and simple hand carved...

Canteen of Silver Cutlery for 6

7556. Canteen of Silver Cutlery for 6

1896 to 1926

J & J MAXFIELD & SONS

Price £2,450

An extensive set of antique sterling silver cutlery for 6 people. 42 pieces. Very elegant Albany pattern. Together with 2 sets of matching sterling silver handled knives with stainless blades. Weight excluding the 12 stainless bladed knives 2507 grams, 80.6 troy ounces. Mixed dates 1896 – 1926. Makers Francis Higgin & Son, Goldsmiths & Silversmiths Ltd and Maxfield & Sons. There are further pieces available to build this to a set for 12 people excepting the knives.
Price £2,450

An extensive set of antique sterling silver cutlery for 6 people. 42 pieces. Very elegant Albany pattern. Together with 2 sets ...

Victorian Silver and Mother of Pearl Knife Rests in a Box

6891. Victorian Silver and Mother of Pearl Knife Rests in a Box

Circa 1897

JAMES & WILLIAM DEAKIN

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A pretty pair of antique silver knife rests with real mother of pearl ends. In the original Victorian presentation box. Weight 45 grams, 1.4 troy ounces. Height 2.5 cms. Length 7.5 cms. Diameter of base 5 cms. Sterling silver. Sheffield 1897. Maker James & William Deakin.
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A pretty pair of antique silver knife rests with real mother of pearl ends. In the original Victorian presentation box. Weight ...

Antique Silver Plate and Mother of Pearl Cutlery for 12

7871. Antique Silver Plate and Mother of Pearl Cutlery for 12

1897

Price £375

A set of 12 knives and 12 forks with decorative blades and real mother of pearl handles with long reeded sterling silver ferules. The blades have pretty ornamental engraving. In the original box. Knife 19.25 cms. Fork 16 cms. Silver ferules Sheffield 1897, maker SB.
Price £375

A set of 12 knives and 12 forks with decorative blades and real mother of pearl handles with long reeded sterling silver ferule...

Antique Set of 12 Silver and Mother of Pearl Cutlery Set

4710. Antique Set of 12 Silver and Mother of Pearl Cutlery Set

Circa 1900

THOMAS LEVESLEY

Price £595

An antique set of sterling silver and real mother of pearl cutlery set with plain blades and ribbed ferrels. 12 knives and 12 forks in the original solid wood box. Length of knife 20.5 cms, fork 15 cms. Sheffield 1900. Maker Levesley Brothers.
Price £595

An antique set of sterling silver and real mother of pearl cutlery set with plain blades and ribbed ferrels. 12 knives and 12 f...

Antique Silver Plate and Mother of Pearl Cutlery for 12

7821. Antique Silver Plate and Mother of Pearl Cutlery for 12

Circa 1900

Price £375

A set of 12 knives and 12 forks with decorative blades and real mother of pearl handles with long ornate ferules. The blades have pretty ornamental engraving. In the original box. Knife 20.25 cms. Fork 16.25 cms. Circa 1900. Maker JS & Sons.
Price £375

A set of 12 knives and 12 forks with decorative blades and real mother of pearl handles with long ornate ferules. The blades ha...

Antique Silver Plate and Mother of Pearl Cutlery for 12

7918. Antique Silver Plate and Mother of Pearl Cutlery for 12

Circa 1900

Price £450

A very special set. A set of 12 knives and 12 forks with decorative blades and real mother of pearl handles with attractive ferules and ball finials. The blades have pretty ornamental engraving. In the original box. Knife 21 cms. Fork 17 cms. Circa 1900. Silver plated.
Price £450

A very special set. A set of 12 knives and 12 forks with decorative blades and real mother of pearl handles with attractive fer...

Antique Silver Plate and Mother of Pearl Cutlery for 12

7919. Antique Silver Plate and Mother of Pearl Cutlery for 12

Circa 1900

Price £395

A set of 12 knives and 12 forks with decorative blades and real mother of pearl handles with slim reeded ferules. The blades have pretty ornamental engraving. Nice chunky handles. In the original wooden box. Knife 20 cms. Fork 16.75 cms. Circa 1900. Made by Mappin & Webb. Silver plated.
Price £395

A set of 12 knives and 12 forks with decorative blades and real mother of pearl handles with slim reeded ferules. The blades ha...

Antique Silver Plate and Mother of Pearl Serving Spoons

7617. Antique Silver Plate and Mother of Pearl Serving Spoons

Circa 1900

Price £195

A very pretty pair of silver plated spoons with real mother of pearl handles with decorative ends. All in the original box. The bowls have an embossed fruit decoration. Length 25 cms. Circa 1900.
Price £195

A very pretty pair of silver plated spoons with real mother of pearl handles with decorative ends. All in the original box. The...

Canteen of Antique Silver Cutlery for 6

7779 . Canteen of Antique Silver Cutlery for 6

Circa 1900

Price £1,150

An attractive set of cutlery, 6 place settings, with shaped handles and decorated with a garland of harebells to the ends. 36 pieces including a matching set of 6 large and small knives with silver handles. All engraved with the initial “M”. Total weight 1370 grams excluding knife handles, 44 troy ounces. All with German silver marks, crown and moon, 800 grade silver. Circa 1900.
Price £1,150

An attractive set of cutlery, 6 place settings, with shaped handles and decorated with a garland of harebells to the ends. 36 p...

Set of Silver Plated and Mother of Pearl Cutlery for 6

7724. Set of Silver Plated and Mother of Pearl Cutlery for 6

Circa 1900

Price £195

A set of 6 knives and 6 forks with pretty engraved blades and real carved mother of pearl handles with decorative ferules. Knife 20 cms. Fork 17 cms. In the original box. Circa 1900
Price £195

A set of 6 knives and 6 forks with pretty engraved blades and real carved mother of pearl handles with decorative ferules. Knif...

Set of Silver Plated and Mother of Pearl Cutlery for 6

7743. Set of Silver Plated and Mother of Pearl Cutlery for 6

Circa 1900

Price £195

A set of 6 knives and 6 forks with a line of pretty engraving on the knife blade and real carved mother of pearl handles with plain ferules. Knife 18 cms. Fork 14.5 cms. In the original box. Circa 1900.
Price £195

A set of 6 knives and 6 forks with a line of pretty engraving on the knife blade and real carved mother of pearl handles with p...

Set of Silver Plated and Mother of Pearl Cutlery for 6

7920. Set of Silver Plated and Mother of Pearl Cutlery for 6

Circa 1900

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A set of 6 knives and 6 forks with pretty engraved blades and real carved mother of pearl handles with decorative ferules. Knife 19.5 cms. Fork 16.5 cms. In a replacement wooden box. Circa 1900. Silver plated.
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A set of 6 knives and 6 forks with pretty engraved blades and real carved mother of pearl handles with decorative ferules. Knif...

Antique Silver Serving Spoons

7969. Antique Silver Serving Spoons

1901

HENRY HOLLAND (OF HOLLAND, ALDWINCKLE & SLATER)

Price £295

A handsome set of three antique sterling silver spoons in the popular Kings pattern. Good weight and definition. Weight 308 grams, 9.9 troy ounces. Length 22.5 cms. London 1901. Maker Holland, Aldwinckle and Slater.
Price £295

A handsome set of three antique sterling silver spoons in the popular Kings pattern. Good weight and definition. Weight 308 gra...

Victorian Silver Fish Servers

7308. Victorian Silver Fish Servers

1901 to 1902

WILLIAM HUTTON

Price £450

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

A very attractive antique sterling silver fish knife and fork with pierced silver blades and pretty engraved decoration, all in...

Antique Set of 12 Silver and Mother of Pearl Cutlery Set

7232. Antique Set of 12 Silver and Mother of Pearl Cutlery Set

1904

Price £850

An antique set of sterling silver and real mother of pearl cutlery set with engraved blades and ribbed ferrels. 12 knives and 12 forks in the original solid wood box. Length of knife 19 cms, fork 16 cms. Sheffield 1904.
Price £850

An antique set of sterling silver and real mother of pearl cutlery set with engraved blades and ribbed ferrels. 12 knives and 1...

Antique Set of Silver and Mother of Pearl Cutlery for 18

7523. Antique Set of Silver and Mother of Pearl Cutlery for 18

1907

COOPER BROTHERS AND SONS LTD

Price £1,650

An elegant set of 18 knives and 18 forks with pretty flower engraved blades, ribbed ferules and hand carved mother of pearl handles. Knife 19.5 cms. Fork 16.5 cms. In the original mahogany box. Sheffield 1907. Maker Cooper Brothers.
Price £1,650

An elegant set of 18 knives and 18 forks with pretty flower engraved blades, ribbed ferules and hand carved mother of pearl han...

Antique Silver Grape Scissors in a Box

7080. Antique Silver Grape Scissors in a Box

Circa 1912

WAKELEY & WHEELER

Price £365

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

An elegant pair of sterling silver grape shears in the original velvet lined box. Very smart plain design. Weight 77 grams, 2.4...

Antique Silver and Ivory Boxed Carving Set

6592. Antique Silver and Ivory Boxed Carving Set

1913

Price £375

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

A boxed set of antique carving pieces with steel blades, carved twist ivory handles, and sterling silver ferules and end pieces...

Silver Canteen of Cutlery in a Box

7717. Silver Canteen of Cutlery in a Box

1913 to 1924

Price £4,950

An outstanding item. A comprehensive set of sterling silver cutlery for 12 people in an attractive plain style with scalloped ends. Total 109 silver pieces plus a set of 12 dinner and dessert knives. Each piece (excluding knives and fish cutlery) has an engraved crest and motto “Nil Sine Labore”. All in a marvellous fitted wooden box in the form of a miniature bureau with inlays and serpentine front. Weight excluding knives and fish cutlery 4368 grams, 140.4 troy ounces. Most of the silver pieces are Sheffield 1913-1924, maker Henry Atkins.
Price £4,950

An outstanding item. A comprehensive set of sterling silver cutlery for 12 people in an attractive plain style with scalloped e...

Antique Russian Silver Cucumber Saw

7112. Antique Russian Silver Cucumber Saw

Circa 1920

Price £375

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

An unusual antique silver novelty cucumber slice in the form of a saw. Nice plain design. Weight 43 grams. Length 15.5 cms. Sil...

Art Deco Silver Plated Canteen of Cutlery for 8

7566. Art Deco Silver Plated Canteen of Cutlery for 8

Circa 1920

Price £475

A comprehensive set of silver plated cutlery in a stylish walnut wood veneer box. 8 place settings. 57 pieces in a stylish art deco pattern. All matching and original. Maker Prestons Ltd, Bolton.
Price £475

A comprehensive set of silver plated cutlery in a stylish walnut wood veneer box. 8 place settings. 57 pieces in a stylish art ...

Antique Silver Presentation Shovel

7707. Antique Silver Presentation Shovel

1921

MARTIN AND HALL

Price £875

A small antique sterling silver spade engraved to the front with a horticultural inscription to RW Allen, the High Sheriff of Bedfordshire, on the opening of the allotments at Queens Engineering Works. Weight 268 grams, 8.6 troy ounces. Length 31 cms. Sheffield 1921. Maker Martin Hall & Co.
Price £875

A small antique sterling silver spade engraved to the front with a horticultural inscription to RW Allen, the High Sheriff of B...

Antique Silver Trowel

8003. Antique Silver Trowel

1923

Price £395

An unusual antique sterling silver trowel with a presentation inscription to LS Amery MP from the Unionist Club Ward End Birmingham on the front side. The blade edge has a pierced lacework border and the handle is mounted with a figural rams head. Would make an ideal cake slice. Length 31 cms. Width 10.5 cms. Birmingham 1923. Maker Vaughton & Sons.
Price £395

An unusual antique sterling silver trowel with a presentation inscription to LS Amery MP from the Unionist Club Ward End Birmin...

Canteen of Silver Cutlery

7637. Canteen of Silver Cutlery

1925

Price £4,750

A comprehensive set of sterling silver cutlery for 12 people in the popular Old English pattern. Lovely elegant plain style. Total 105 pieces plus 12 dinner knives and 12 dinner forks with silver handles and stainless steel blades. All in a fitted wooden box with 2 pull out drawers. Silver weight excluding knives 3665 grams, 117.8 troy ounces. The silver weight of the 24 knives is approx 823 grams, 26 troy ounces. Flatware Sheffield 1925, maker Roberts & Briggs (2 replacement pieces). Knives are circa 1980, maker JB.
Price £4,750

A comprehensive set of sterling silver cutlery for 12 people in the popular Old English pattern. Lovely elegant plain style. To...

Antique Silver Fish Knives and Forks

7662. Antique Silver Fish Knives and Forks

1929

HENRY ATKINS, SHEFFIELD

Price £750

A good set of antique sterling silver cutlery in the popular rattail pattern for 9 people. Excellent plain style. Weight 1045 grams, 33.6 troy ounces. Length of knife 21 cms, fork 18.25 cms. Sheffield 1929. Maker Henry Atkins.
Price £750

A good set of antique sterling silver cutlery in the popular rattail pattern for 9 people. Excellent plain style. Weight 1045 g...

Set of Silver and Mother of Pearl Cutlery for 6

7692. Set of Silver and Mother of Pearl Cutlery for 6

1931

Price £495

A set of 6 sterling silver knives and forks with plain blades and real carved mother of pearl handles with slim silver ferules. With a pretty line of engraving to the blades. Knife 17 cms. Fork 13.5 cms. In the original box with key. Sheffield 1931. Maker GM & S.
Price £495

A set of 6 sterling silver knives and forks with plain blades and real carved mother of pearl handles with slim silver ferules....

Antique Silver Plate and Mother of Pearl Cutlery for 12

7859. Antique Silver Plate and Mother of Pearl Cutlery for 12

1936

Price £375

A set of 12 knives and 12 forks with decorative blades and real mother of pearl handles with sterling silver hallmarked ferules. The silver plated blades have pretty ornamental engraving. In the original box with key. Knife 17.5 cms. Fork 14.25 cms. Sheffield 1936. Maker Harrison Brothers.
Price £375

A set of 12 knives and 12 forks with decorative blades and real mother of pearl handles with sterling silver hallmarked ferules...

Set of Silver and Hard Stone Cutlery

7432. Set of Silver and Hard Stone Cutlery

1936

Price £485

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

A very pretty set of sterling silver knives and forks having green hard stone handles with silver inlay. Dainty size and probab...

Set of 6 Vintage Silver Knives

7968. Set of 6 Vintage Silver Knives

1939

EMILE VINER

Price £275

A set of 6 sterling silver knives with stainless steel blades. Smart plain styled handles. Length 22.5 cms. Sheffield 1939. Maker E Viner.
Price £275

A set of 6 sterling silver knives with stainless steel blades. Smart plain styled handles. Length 22.5 cms. Sheffield 1939. Mak...

Art Deco Silver Knives

7627. Art Deco Silver Knives

1940

MAPPIN & WEBB LTD

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A set of sterling silver knives with stainless steel blades. Smart plain styled handles with geometric shaped ends. 8 dinner knives, length 24.5 cms, and 8 dessert knives, length 22 cms. Sheffield 1940. Maker Mappin and Webb.
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A set of sterling silver knives with stainless steel blades. Smart plain styled handles with geometric shaped ends. 8 dinner kn...

Set of Solid Silver Kings Pattern Knives

5141. Set of Solid Silver Kings Pattern Knives

1952

EMILE VINER

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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.
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A good set of 12 sterling silver knives with stainless steel blades in the popular Kings pattern. Length 23.5 cms. Sheffield 19...

Silver Canteen of Cutlery for 6

7942. Silver Canteen of Cutlery for 6

1961

MAPPIN & WEBB, SHEFFIELD

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A full set of sterling silver cutlery for 6 people in a stylish art deco pattern. Total 40 pieces. All with an engraved initial “R”. Weight excluding knives 1502 grams, 48.2 troy ounces. The 12 knives weigh approx 310 grams, 10 troy ounces. All pieces matching Sheffield 1961, maker Mappin & Webb.
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A full set of sterling silver cutlery for 6 people in a stylish art deco pattern. Total 40 pieces. All with an engraved initial...

Silver Canteen of Cutlery in a Box

7925. Silver Canteen of Cutlery in a Box

1972

WILLIAM YATES LTD

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A full set of sterling silver cutlery for 6 people in the popular Kings pattern. Total 46 pieces. All in a fitted wooden box. Weight excluding knives 2177 grams, 70 troy ounces. The 12 knives weigh approx 370 grams, 12 troy ounces. All flatware matching London 1972, maker A Chick & Sons Ltd. The knives are Sheffield 1972, maker William Yates.
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A full set of sterling silver cutlery for 6 people in the popular Kings pattern. Total 46 pieces. All in a fitted wooden box. W...

Canteen of Silver Cutlery for 12

7121. Canteen of Silver Cutlery for 12

1972

Price £3,750

A comprehensive set of antique sterling silver cutlery for 12 people. 60 pieces. Classic fiddle pattern. Weight 3181 grams, 102 troy ounces. Different makers, mainly George Adams. Mixed dates 1803 – 1889. All London made. Some with crests or initials.
Price £3,750

A comprehensive set of antique sterling silver cutlery for 12 people. 60 pieces. Classic fiddle pattern. Weight 3181 grams, 102...

Vintage Silver Cutlery for 12

8023. Vintage Silver Cutlery for 12

1978

WILLIAM YATES LTD

Price £3,750

A full set of sterling silver cutlery for 12 people in popular rattail pattern. Good plain design. Total 88 pieces. Complete with 2 sets of matching knives with stainless steel blades. Weight excluding knives 3196 grams, 102.7 troy ounces. All pieces matching Sheffield 1978, maker William Yates Ltd.
Price £3,750

A full set of sterling silver cutlery for 12 people in popular rattail pattern. Good plain design. Total 88 pieces. Complete wi...

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