An exceptional, fine and impressive vintage Elizabeth II English sterling silver straight Bead pattern canteen of cutlery for eight persons; an addition to our silver flatware sets
The pieces of this exceptional vintage straight* sterling silver cutlery service for eight persons have been crafted in the bead pattern.
The anterior and posterior surface of each piece of cutlery is embellished with a bead decorated border paralleling the shape of the handle.
The anterior of each handle terminal is further ornamented with impressive intertwining engraved decoration forming a vacant cartouche.
This cutlery set consists of 58 pieces:
8 Table knives
8 Table forks
8 Soup spoons
8 Dessert knives
8 Dessert forks
8 Dessert spoons
Pair of serving spoons
The pieces of this silver flatware set, including the original knives, have been crafted by the Sheffield silversmiths Roberts & Belk Ltd in 1992.
The knives are fitted with the original blades and bear the mark ‘Roberts & Belk Ltd, Furnival Works, Sheffield, England’.
This vintage canteen of cutlery is supplied in felt cutlery rolls; which not only protect the items in storage but significantly reduce tarnishing.
* “Straight” means all the pieces are made by the same maker in the same year.
Table knife 24.9cm/9.8″
Table fork 20.8cm/8.2″
Soup spoon 17.3cm/6.8″
Dessert knife 22cm/8.7″
Dessert fork 18.5cm/7.3″
Dessert spoon 18.4cm/7.2″
Serving spoon 21.1cm/8.3″
83.1 troy ounces/2585g (excluding table and dessert knives)