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sterling silver and mother of pearl fish service for twelve persons antique victorian 1900
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SA577845

Sterling Silver And Mother Of Pearl Fish Service For Twelve Persons - Antique Victorian (1900)

Price

£1,995 | $2,656 USD | €2,260 EUR
Item Number: SA577845
Date of manufacture: 1900
Current Status: For sale
Seller: AC Silver
This antique has been viewed 10 times in the past month with the most views from France.

Description

An exceptional, fine and impressive antique Victorian English sterling silver and mother of pearl handled fish service for twelve persons - boxed; an addition to our silver flatware collection.
This exceptional antique Victorian sterling silver and mother of pearl fish service for twelve persons consists of twelve fish knives and twelve fish forks.
The impressive plain sabre style knife blades have a broad incurved shaped form, and the forks have three tines with a rounded, shaped cylindrical shaft.
Each piece of this fish cutlery set is fitted with the original and impressive sterling silver ribbed handle ornamented with panels of mother of pearl.
The handles incorporate a fine and impressive embossed sterling silver scrolling lobed design to each terminal.
The hallmarked ferrule to each piece is encircled with bands of embossed decoration.
Each piece of this mother of pearl cutlery service is fitted to the fine and impressive original hinged oak wood canteen box with a lift up lid and lift out tray.
This impressive canteen box is ornamented with brass fittings, including a vacant shield shaped cartouche and escutcheon; the cartouche bears the contemporary engraved inscription 'J.W from F.J.M, 1902'.
The interior of this impressive presentation box bears two inset panels to the rim displaying the maker/retailer's mark 'Goldsmiths & Silversmiths Company Ltd' and '112, Regent Street, London, W'.
The satin lining to the interior of the presentation box cover incorporates a further retailer's mark below a simplified coat of arms.
This is an exceptional set with unusual and desirable handles.
Condition
This antique mother or pearl cutlery service is an exceptional gauge of silver, exceptional quality and in exceptional presentation condition.
Full hallmarks struck to the anterior surface of each knife and reverse of each fork are all very clear; the hallmarks are struck deeply due to the exceptional gauge of silver.
The full hallmarks to the ferrules have wear in keeping with age.
Reflections in photographs may detract from the true representation of each item of antique silverware.
Dimensions
Fish knife 21.5cm/8.5"
Fish fork 19.6cm/7.7"
Total Weight
Not measurable as mother of pearl handles
Maker: Goldsmiths & Silversmiths Co Ltd
Date: 1900
Origin: London, England
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Declaration

This item is antique. The date of manufacture has been declared as 1900.


Dimensions

Height = 1 cm (0.4")
Width = 1 cm (0.4")
Depth = 1 cm (0.4")


Seller Details

AC Silver
35B St Georges Terrace
Jesmond
Newcastle Upon Tyne
Tyne and Wear
NE2 2SU
United Kingdom
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