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Sterling Silver Canteen of Cutlery for Twelve Persons - Art Deco George V 1932 (1 of 24)
AC Silver
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Andrew Campbell, founder and owner of AC Silver, has been dealing in antique silver and antique jewellery since 1977. In addition to a premier retail premises in Newcastle, north-east England, Andrew has developed an internationally recognised online store, serving both new and return customers nationally and worldwide. Andrew personally sources a wide range of items, including antique jewellery, antique diamond rings and antique gemstone rings. Andrew has also developed a fine and comprehensive inventory of antique silverware, AC Silver is a respected and trusted specialist in its field.
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Sterling Silver Canteen of Cutlery for Twelve Persons - Art Deco George V 1932

REF: C6804 / LA396117
£19,950
€23,305
$25,095
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Description
A magnificent, fine and impressive, comprehensive antique George V English sterling silver Jesmond pattern flatware service for twelve persons - boxed; an addition to our flatware collection The pieces of this magnificent and comprehensive antique George V English sterling silver cutlery service for twelve persons are crafted in the Jesmond pattern. The surface of each rounded handle is embellished with scroll and beaded ornamentation and paralleling borders accented with a scalloped shell design to the terminal. This antique cutlery canteen table contains 160 pieces: Basic Service: 12 Table knives 12 Table forks 4 Serving/Table spoons 12 Soup spoons 12 Dessert knives 12 Dessert forks 12 Dessert spoons 12 Fruit knives 12 Fruit forks 12 Fish knives 12 Fish forks 12 Cake/Pastry forks 12 Teaspoons Additional Pieces: Soup ladle Pair of sauce ladles Fish serving fork Fish serving knife Gravy spoon Sugar tongs Large carving knife Large carving fork Small carving knife Small carving fork Sharpening steel This impressive service benefits from an extensive range of serving pieces, incorporating an exceptional matching silver fish and dessert service. The fundamental pieces of the basic service were crafted by the Sheffield silversmith Bennett & Heron in 1932. The stainless steel blades of the original table and dessert knives bear the mark 'Bennett & Heron, Cutlers & Silversmiths, Sheffield' accented with the 'Firth Stainless'. This impressive canteen of cutlery is fitted to the original, fine and impressive veneered rose wood lift up lid and one draw Art Deco canteen table; this is an impressive piece of furniture in its own right. The table features an impressive and iconic Art Deco tiered design to the underside and is fitted with brass handles to the drawer. This exceptional cutlery table is supported by four plain legs. This exceptional example of antique furniture retains the original fitted fully working locking mechanism and key. Such comprehensive Art Deco examples are becoming increasingly difficult to locate. Please Note: Due to the size and weight of this canteen, we are only able to offer free shipping within the UK. Please contact Andrew Campbell to enquire about worldwide transit costs. Dimensions Table knife 26.3cm/10.4" Table fork 19.5cm/7.7" Serving/Table spoon 21.3cm/8.4" Soup spoon 19.9cm/7.8" Dessert knife 22.7cm/8.9" Dessert fork 17.8cm/7" Dessert spoon 17.7cm/7" Fruit knife 20cm/7.9" Fruit fork 16.9cm/6.7" Fish knife 20.4cm/8" Fish fork 18.2cm/7.2" Cake/Pastry fork 13cm/5.1" Teaspoon 13.7cm/5.4" Soup ladle 31.2cm/12.3" Sauce ladle 17.8cm/7" Fish serving fork 22.7cm/8.9" Fish serving knife 30.7cm/12.1" Gravy spoon 32cm/12.6" Sugar tongs 11.8cm/4.6" Large carving knife 36.2cm/14.3" Large carving fork 26.5cm/10.4" Small carving knife 29.5cm/11.6" Small carving fork 24.4cm/9.6" Sharpening steel 31.7cm/12.5" Canteen Table Height 76.2cm/30" Length 78.5cm/30.91" Width 47.6cm/18.74" Maker: Bennett & Heron Date: 1932 Origin: Sheffield, England
measurements
Height:
13.8 cm
Width:
8.4 cm
declaration
AC Silver has clarified that the Sterling Silver Canteen of Cutlery for Twelve Persons - Art Deco George V 1932 (LA396117) is genuinely of the period declared with the date/period of manufacture being 1932
condition
This antique silver playing card box is an exceptional gauge of silver, exceptional quality and in exceptional condition. The box has been professionally polished and is in presentation condition. The leatherette to the underside of the box has wear in keeping with age. Full hallmarks struck to the surface of the body and part hallmarks to the surface of the cover are all very clear.
location
This Sterling Silver Canteen of Cutlery for Twelve Persons - Art Deco George V 1932 is located in Tyne and Wear, United Kingdom