Sterling Silver Hors D'oeuvre Forks - Antique Victorian (1891)

GBP 1,095.00

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Object Description

An exceptional, fine and impressive antique Victorian English sterling silver hors d’oeuvre fork set for twelve persons – boxed; an addition to our silver flatware collection.

These exceptional antique Victorian sterling silver hors d’oeuvre forks have been crafted in an Onslow shaped pattern.

The anterior surface of each tapering shaped handle features impressive floral and foliate decoation; the posterior surface is plain and unembellished.

Each silver fork has three rounded tines, with the broadest tines incorcopates a notch to the internal edge.

These exceptional examples of antique silverware are fitted to the original hinged leatherette presentation box with satin and velvet lined interior, securing with push fit catch.

The interior of the box bears the retailer’s mark ‘Ollivant & Botsford, Goldsmiths & Co, St Ann Street,Manchester’.

Length 10.4cm/4.1″
Width 1.7cm/0.7″

Total Weight
3.6 troy ounces/113g

Object History

Maker: Wakely & Wheeler
Date: 1891
Origin: London, England

Object Literature


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All items are fully insured and sent at the risk of AC Silver.

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Object Condition

This antique silver hors d’oeuvre fork set is an exceptional gauge of silver, exceptional quality and in exceptional presentation condition.

The decoration to each piece is very sharp; the pieces have seen little to no use.

Full hallmarks struck to the reverse surface of each fork are clear; the maker’s marks have wear in keeping with age and location.

Reflections in photographs may detract from the true representation of each item of antique silverware.

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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