Antique Silver Cutlery for 8

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Object Description

A full set of sterling silver cutlery for 8 people in the popular Fiddle pattern. Good plain style. Total 40 pieces. Weight 2009 grams, 64.5 troy ounces. All pieces matching and by the well regarded flatware maker George Adams. Different dates London 1837-74.

Biography – George Adams was married to Mary Chawner and was the last in the Chawner dynasty of silversmiths. He was the most prolific maker of spoons and cutlery in his time and often designed his own patterns. Whatever he made was of excellent quality.

8 Large Spoons Weight 578 grams, 18.5 troy ounces, Length 22.5 cms.
1837×1, 1839×1, 1844×1, 1857×1, 1866×1, 1867×2, 1868×1
8 Dinner Forks Weight 590 grams, 18.9 troy ounces, Length 20 cms
1855×1, 1856×5, 1871×2
8 Dessert Forks Weight 348 grams, 11.1 troy ounces, Length 17 cms
1846×8
8 Dessert Spoons Weight 329 grams, 10.5 troy ounces, Length 17.5 cms.
2×1846, 6×1871
8 Tea Spoons Weight 164 grams, 5.2 troy ounces, Length 13.8 cms.
1874×8

Object Condition

This complete set of sterling silver flatware is in very good condition with no damage or restoration. All pieces have full English silver hallmarks for London 1837-74, same maker George Adams. The fork prongs are all very usable.

Please note that this item is not new and will show moderate signs of wear commensurate with age. Reflections in the photograph may detract from the true representation of this item

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Vault 30-31
The London Silver Vaults
53-64 Chancery Lane
London WC2A 1QS