Sterling Silver Canteen of Cutlery for Eight Persons - Vintage (1992)

GBP 5,950.00

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Object Description

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:
Basic Service:
8 Table knives
8 Table forks
8 Soup spoons
8 Dessert knives
8 Dessert forks
8 Dessert spoons
8 Teaspoons
Additional Pieces:
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″
Teaspoon 12.8cm/5″
Serving spoon 21.1cm/8.3″

83.1 troy ounces/2585g (excluding table and dessert knives)

Object History

Maker: Roberts & Belk Ltd
Date: 1992
Origin: Sheffield, England

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Object Condition

This vintage flatware set is an exceptional gauge of silver, exceptional quality and in exceptional condition. Each piece has been professionally polished and is in presentation condition. The bead pattern is very sharp and the engraved decoration is very crisp. Full hallmarks struck to the reverse of each piece are all very clear; the hallmarks are struck deeply due to the exceptional gauge of silver.

Object Details

Dealer Opening Times

By appointment only.

Dealer Contact

+44 (0)191 240 2645
+44 (0)7836 286218

Dealer Location

35b St Georges Terrace
Tyne and Wear

Tel: +44 (0) 191 240 2645

Fax: +44 (0) 191 240 2647

VAT: GB 500 0310 42

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