A large set of 18 knives and 18 forks with elegant plain styled silver blades. Dessert cutlery. The real mother of pearl handles have ornate silver ferules with cross hatch decoration. Engraved to each handle is a boars head crest. Original solid wood box with blue velvet interior and a pull out tray.
Knife 20.8cm. Fork 17cm.
Maker Aaron Hadfield.
Marks. Each piece is stamped with a full set of matching English silver hallmarks.
Aaron Hadfield, silver maker of Pepper Alley, Far Gate, Sheffield. Working in the first half of 19th century circa 1819-1850. Specialised in flatware, fruit knives and knives.