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...

Queen Anne Silver Marrow Scoop

7413. Queen Anne Silver Marrow Scoop

1707

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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.
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An early English silver marrow scoop of plain design with an engraved monogram under the bowl. Britannia standard silver*. Thes...

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

Price £3,350

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.
Price £3,350

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...

Antique Dutch Silver Caddy Spoon

7511. Antique Dutch Silver Caddy Spoon

Circa 1800

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A rare antique silver caddy spoon in the form of a fish with the tail prettily engraved with bright cutting. Lovely graceful lines. Weight 7 grams. Length 8 cms. With Dutch silver stamps. Circa 1800.
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A rare antique silver caddy spoon in the form of a fish with the tail prettily engraved with bright cutting. Lovely graceful li...

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 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...

Georgian Silver Dessert Forks

7332. Georgian Silver Dessert Forks

1807

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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.
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A set of 11 antique sterling silver dessert forks in the popular Old English pattern. Weight 433 grams, 13.9 troy ounces. Lengt...

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...

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

Price £675

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

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 Dessert Spoons

7334. Georgian Silver Dessert Spoons

1825

Price £550

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

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

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. ...

Pair of Antique Silver Ladles

7745. Pair of Antique Silver Ladles

1830

JONATHAN HAYNE, LONDON

Price £145

A pair of antique sterling silver sauce ladles. Fiddle pattern. Weight 128 grams, 4.1 troy ounces. Length 18 cms. Diameter of bowl 5.5 cms. London 1830. Maker Jonathan Hayne.
Price £145

A pair of antique sterling silver sauce ladles. Fiddle pattern. Weight 128 grams, 4.1 troy ounces. Length 18 cms. Diameter of b...

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...

Set of Antique Silver Thread and Shell Knives

6811. Set of Antique Silver Thread and Shell Knives

1839

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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.
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A good set of antique silver handles knives with stainless steel blades. 6 dinner knives and 6 dessert knives in the popular re...

Pair of Antique Silver Basting Spoons

7117. Pair of Antique Silver Basting Spoons

1842

WILLIAM EATON, LONDON

Price £550

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

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...

Canteen of Victorian Silver Cutlery for 12

7515. Canteen of Victorian Silver Cutlery for 12

1848 to 1880

GEORGE ADAMS, LONDON

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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.
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An extensive set of antique sterling silver cutlery for 12 people. 84 pieces. Very elegant fiddle and reed pattern. Together wi...

Antique Silver and Ivory Cucumber Slice

6687. Antique Silver and Ivory Cucumber Slice

Circa 1850

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A rare and interesting collectors item. A 19th century silver mounted ivory cucumber slice with a steel cutting blade. Stamped twice with the makers mark “GRAY”, Unmarked silver. Length 21 cms. Width 6 cms. Probably Scottish. Circa 1850.
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A rare and interesting collectors item. A 19th century silver mounted ivory cucumber slice with a steel cutting blade. Stamped ...

Set of 6 Antique Maltese Silver Dinner Forks

7491. Set of 6 Antique Maltese Silver Dinner Forks

1854

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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.
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A plain style set of 6 antique sterling silver forks. Fiddle design. Engraved initials to the reverse. Weight 386 grams, 12.4 t...

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

Price £1,650

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.
Price £1,650

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 ...

Victorian Silver Tea Caddy Spoon

5763. Victorian Silver Tea Caddy Spoon

1857

JOHN WHITING (1800-1899)

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A good quality antique sterling silver caddy spoon in the fiddle and shell pattern and having a shell bowl. Weight 21 grams, 0.67 troy ounces. Length 10.25 cms. Bowl diameter 4 cms. London 1857. Maker John Whiting.
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A good quality antique sterling silver caddy spoon in the fiddle and shell pattern and having a shell bowl. Weight 21 grams, 0....

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...

Victorian Travelling Picnic Set

7444. Victorian Travelling Picnic Set

1866

THOMAS JOHNSON, LONDON

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Stunning quality. A rare pair of antique sterling silver campaign dining sets, cleverly dismountable, so that everything fits inside the matching drinking cup. Each set consists of a sterling silver fork, spoon and steel knife, all with a handle which unscrews, a silver handled travelling corkscrew and a three section sterling silver condiment barrel. All contained in a sterling silver beaker with all over engine turned decoration. Each piece is silver hallmarked for London 1866 and has monogram engraved in old fashioned script. Maker Thomas Johnson. Retailed by E & E Emanuel, Portsea.
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Stunning quality. A rare pair of antique sterling silver campaign dining sets, cleverly dismountable, so that everything fits i...

Pair of Victorian Silver and Mother of Pearl Butter Knives

7359. Pair of Victorian Silver and Mother of Pearl Butter Knives

1868

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A very pretty pair of antique sterling silver knives with real carved mother of pearl handles. The silver blades are hand engraved with pretty scroll decoration and a monogram. Length 18.5 cms. Birmingham 1868. Maker Hilliard & Thompson.
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A very pretty pair of antique sterling silver knives with real carved mother of pearl handles. The silver blades are hand engra...

Victorian Silver and Mother of Pearl Cutlery

7767 . Victorian Silver and Mother of Pearl Cutlery

1869

MARTIN HALL & CO

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An antique set of sterling silver and real mother of pearl cutlery set with plain blades and ribbed ferules. 12 knives and 12 forks in the original solid wood box. Length of knife 18.75 cms, fork 14.5 cms. Sheffield 1860. Maker Martin Hall & Co.
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An antique set of sterling silver and real mother of pearl cutlery set with plain blades and ribbed ferules. 12 knives and 12 f...

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...

Antique Silver Trowel

7160. Antique Silver Trowel

Circa 1871

MARTIN HALL & CO

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An excellent quality antique sterling silver trowel with a prentation 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.
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An excellent quality antique sterling silver trowel with a prentation inscription from the Heeley Methodist School to one side....

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...

Set of 3 Victorian Salt Spoons

7114. Set of 3 Victorian Salt Spoons

1875

THOMAS SEWELL I, NEWCASTLE

Price £95

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.
Price £95

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

Victorian Silver and Mother of Pearl Cutlery

7800. Victorian Silver and Mother of Pearl Cutlery

1875

Price £650

An antique set of sterling silver and real mother of pearl cutlery set with plain blades, ribbed ferules and very pretty hand carved and shaped handles. 12 knives and 12 forks in the original solid wood box. Length of knife 20 cms, fork 16 cms. Various dates Birmingham 1868-75. Maker Thomas Price & Sons.
Price £650

An antique set of sterling silver and real mother of pearl cutlery set with plain blades, ribbed ferules and very pretty hand c...

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...

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 & SONS

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

Price £235

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.
Price £235

A pretty pair of antique silver knife rests with real mother of pearl ends. In the original Victorian presentation box. Weight ...

Victorian Silver and Mother of Pearl Cutlery for 12

7458. Victorian Silver and Mother of Pearl Cutlery for 12

1900

ALLEN & DARWIN

Price £950

An antique set of sterling silver and real mother of pearl cutlery set with decorative edge engraving and large chunky handles. The knife blades and forks are sterling silver hallmarked. The decorative ferules are also hallmarked on one side and have a registration number on the other side. 12 knives and 12 forks in the original solid wood box. Length of knife 20.5 cms, fork 16 cms. Sheffield 1899-1902. All by the same maker Allen & Darwin.
Price £950

An antique set of sterling silver and real mother of pearl cutlery set with decorative edge engraving and large chunky handles....

Antique Silver Plate and Mother of Pearl Fish Set

7522. Antique Silver Plate and Mother of Pearl Fish Set

Circa 1900

JAMES DIXON OF SHEFFIELD

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An excellent set of 12 fish knives and 12 fish forks with prettily engraved blades and real mother of pearl handles. Decorative ferules. All in an antique fitted wooden box. Length knife 20 cms, fork 17.5 cms. Circa 1900. Maker James Dixon & Sons.
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An excellent set of 12 fish knives and 12 fish forks with prettily engraved blades and real mother of pearl handles. Decorative...

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 Fish Set

7327. Antique Silver Plate and Mother of Pearl Fish Set

Circa 1900

Price £395

An excellent set of 12 fish knives and 12 fish forks with prettily engraved blades and real mother of pearl handles. Decorative ferules. All in an antique fitted wooden box. Length knife 20 cms, fork 17 cms. Circa 1900. Maker WR Humphreys & Co.
Price £395

An excellent set of 12 fish knives and 12 fish forks with prettily engraved blades and real mother of pearl handles. Decorative...

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 6 Antique Silver Lobster Picks

6682. Set of 6 Antique Silver Lobster Picks

Circa 1900

Price £465

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

A very smart set of antique silver lobster picks with shaped reed and ribbon handles and a lobster to each side. Total weight 3...

Set of Silver Plated and Mother of Pearl Cutlery for 12

7778 . Set of Silver Plated and Mother of Pearl Cutlery for 12

Circa 1900

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This is a very pretty set. A set of 12 knives and 12 forks having beautifully engraved blades decorated with butterflies, fans and flowers. The handles are made of real carved and shaped mother of pearl and they have reeded ferules. Knife 20.25 cms. Fork 16.5 cms. In the original wooden box with attractive blue velvet and satin lining. Circa 1900. Unmarked.
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This is a very pretty set. A set of 12 knives and 12 forks having beautifully engraved blades decorated with butterflies, fans ...

Set of Silver Plated and Mother of Pearl Cutlery for 6

7693. 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 reeded ferules. Knife 19.5 cms. Fork 16.5 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 reeded ferules. Knife 19...

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

7742. 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 pretty ribbed ferules. Knife 20 cms. Fork 17 cms. In the original box. 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 pretty ribbed ferules. K...

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

7772. 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 banded ferules. Knife 18 cms. Fork 15 cms. In the original wooden box with attractive blue velvet lining. Circa 1900. Maker Cross Brothers Ltd.
Price £195

A set of 6 knives and 6 forks with pretty engraved blades and real carved mother of pearl handles with banded ferules. Knife 18...

Victorian Silver Fish Servers

7308. Victorian Silver Fish Servers

1901 to 1902

WILLIAM HUTTON AND SONS LTD

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 Pair of Silver Plated Salad Servers

7598. Antique Pair of Silver Plated Salad Servers

Circa 1905

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A handsome pair of antique silver plated serving tongs in the original presentation box. Excellent quality. The spoon and fork set have a plain form with harebell decoration. Length 28 cms. Unmarked. Circa 1905.
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A handsome pair of antique silver plated serving tongs in the original presentation box. Excellent quality. The spoon and fork ...

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 and Mother of Pearl Fish Set

6621. Antique Silver and Mother of Pearl Fish Set

1908

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An excellent set of 12 fish knives and 12 fish forks with sterling silver blades and real mother of pearl handles. Large chunky handles and pretty engraved decoration to the silver. All in an antique fitted wooden box (not original). Length of knife 20.5 cms, fork 17.5 cms. Sheffield 1908. Maker Harrison Brothers & Howson.
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An excellent set of 12 fish knives and 12 fish forks with sterling silver blades and real mother of pearl handles. Large chunky...

Set of Silver Plated and Mother of Pearl Cutlery for 6

7711. Set of Silver Plated and Mother of Pearl Cutlery for 6

Circa 1910

Price £175

A set of 6 knives and 6 forks with pretty engraved blades and real carved mother of pearl handles. Knife 19 cms. Fork 16 cms. In the original box. Circa 1910.
Price £175

A set of 6 knives and 6 forks with pretty engraved blades and real carved mother of pearl handles. Knife 19 cms. Fork 16 cms. I...

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 Set of 12 Silver and Mother of Pearl Cutlery Set

6992. Antique Set of 12 Silver and Mother of Pearl Cutlery Set

1915

ALLEN DARWIN

Price £595

An antique set of sterling silver and real mother of pearl cutlery set with decorative edge engraving. 12 knives and 12 forks in the original solid wood box. Length of knife 17.7 cms, fork 14 cms. Sheffield 1915. Maker Allen & Darwin.
Price £595

An antique set of sterling silver and real mother of pearl cutlery set with decorative edge engraving. 12 knives and 12 forks i...

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 Dessert Cutlery for 12 People

7197. Antique Silver Dessert Cutlery for 12 People

1921

HARRISON BROTHERS & HOWSON (HENRY HARRISON)

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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.
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An excellent quality set of sterling silver knives and forks with chunky pistol handles. Consisting of 24 pieces arranged in tw...

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...

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 103 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 745 grams, 24 troy ounces. All flatware matching Sheffield 1925, maker Roberts & Briggs. 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. 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....

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...

Canteen of Vintage Silver Cutlery for 6

7454. Canteen of Vintage Silver Cutlery for 6

1939

EMILE VINER

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A good 6 place serving set of cutlery in a plain reed style with shaped ends. 38 pieces. Good weight 1939 grams excluding knife handles, 68.4 troy ounces. Sheffield 1939. Silver handled knives. Sheffield 1940. All by E Viners, Sheffield.
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A good 6 place serving set of cutlery in a plain reed style with shaped ends. 38 pieces. Good weight 1939 grams excluding knife...

Art Deco Silver Knives

7627. Art Deco Silver Knives

1940

MAPPIN & WEBB LTD

Price £750

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.
Price £750

A set of sterling silver knives with stainless steel blades. Smart plain styled handles with geometric shaped ends. 8 dinner kn...

Vintage Silver Knives

7625. Vintage Silver Knives

1946

GOLDSMITHS & SILVERSMITHS CO LTD

Price £675

A set of sterling silver knives with stainless steel blades. Smart plain styled handles with shaped ends. 8 dinner knives, length 24.5 cms, and 8 dessert knives, length 22 cms. Sheffield 1946. Maker Goldsmiths and Silversmiths.
Price £675

A set of sterling silver knives with stainless steel blades. Smart plain styled handles with shaped ends. 8 dinner knives, leng...

Set of Solid Silver Kings Pattern Knives

5141. Set of Solid Silver Kings Pattern Knives

1952

EMILE VINER

Price £575

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

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

Mappin and Webb Silver Cutlery for 6

7547. Mappin and Webb Silver Cutlery for 6

1953

MAPPIN & WEBB, SHEFFIELD

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An extensive set of vintage sterling silver cutlery for 6 people. 42 pieces of sterling silver flatware together with 18 knives with silver plated handles. Very smart plain design with shaped ends to the handles. Weight excluding knives 2002 grams, 75 troy ounces. Sheffield 1953. Maker Mappin & Webb.
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An extensive set of vintage sterling silver cutlery for 6 people. 42 pieces of sterling silver flatware together with 18 knives...

Canteen of Silver Cutlery for 12

7121. Canteen of Silver Cutlery for 12

1972

Price £4,950

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. All London made. Some with crests or initials. Knives Sheffield 1972.
Price £4,950

A comprehensive set of antique sterling silver cutlery for 12 people. 84 pieces. Classic fiddle pattern. Together with a full s...

Set of Silver Knives

7626. Set of Silver Knives

2000

Price £550

A set of 12 sterling silver knives with stainless steel blades. Smart plain styled handles. Good weight. Length 24.5 cms. Sheffield 2000. Maker Carrs.
Price £550

A set of 12 sterling silver knives with stainless steel blades. Smart plain styled handles. Good weight. Length 24.5 cms. Sheff...

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