84 Piece SILVER FIDDLE PATTERN CANTEEN CUTLERY, London 1840-82 by George Adams. Fiddle Pattern (12 place settings). London 1840-82 by George Adams.3240 grams (104 troy ounces) + 24 knives with stainless steel blades. We are pleased to be offering. A top quality, Victorian period silver 12 place settings canteen in Fiddle Pattern with all the spoons and forks made by the same maker and every item being in excellent polished condition with no engravings. The service provides for seven pieces per 12 place settings with serving pieces as optional extras. All the spoons and forks were hand wrought in London and made by the premier flatware specialist George Adams of Chawner & Company between 1840 and 1882.
The soup spoons are in the standard oval bowled form of the 19. Century where soup was supped from the side of the bowl - these table spoons are also useful for serving purposes.The teaspoons are 5.75 long and can also have a dual purpose for use with certain desserts e. Antique knives rarely survive in good condition, so we are offering this service with 24 modern silver handled knives with the complementing fiddle-shape. They are hallmarked Sheffield 2006 by Barker Dixon. These have the benefit of being in fine condition and are fitted with practical stainless steel blades. We have some serving pieces in stock, also by George Adams that are available as extras if required. Fiddle Pattern was the dominant flatware pattern of 19th Century Britain. It was by far the most popular pattern from 1810 until 1880.
Production was largely discontinued in 1914, as the original dies for hand wrought fiddle pattern were destroyed during the First World War. As the pattern has rarely been made since, the design is distinctively 19th Century and is extremely popular today for people wishing to own antique cutlery. All the spoons and forks were hand wrought in London during the Victorian period by the most important company of silver flatware makers from the period - Chawner & Company - under the leadership of George W Adams (working period 1840 to 1882).All pieces bear his "GA" makers mark. This 84-piece service consists of the following. 3240 grams (104 troy ounces). Excellent polished condition with no engravings throughout. Is offered in seven new anti-tarnish cutlery rolls.
These navy blue rolls have individual pockets and hold 12 items each. All of our antique and second-hand canteens of silver are thoroughly cleaned, polished and checked before being offered for sale. We guarantee that you will receive exactly what you expect, in good order throughout and in a timely and professional manner. Your complete satisfaction matters to us and we shall do our utmost to achieve this goal. We have been dealing in antique silver for 30+ years and are specialist dealers in silver flatware.We have a huge stock of silver canteens of cutlery to suit all requirements and budgets. Here is a quick summary of what we have available. All standard British flatware patterns are available from the plainer services such as Old English, Fiddle & Rattail through restrained decoration, for example Bead, Fiddle& Thread & Dubarry and the ornate premier patterns like Kings, Queens & Fiddle, Thread & Shell. We have a stock of approximately 30 different patterns. Antique hand-wrought London made services to modern Sheffield made canteens and everything in between. All in hallmarked Sterling silver. From small services for 4, 6 or 8 place settings, full services for 12 and even double, triple and large number bespoke services to suit your exact requirements.
A large selection available to complement your canteen. We have boxed sets, loose sets or sets within cutlery rolls.
We are specialist dealers and generally supply the silver retail trade. Without the burden of High Street costs we can offer our canteens at wholesale prices, without any loss in quality to either product or the service provided. You can be assured of a professional and friendly service and will never be disappointed with.Quality Silver - Sensible Prices. This item is in the category "Antiques\Silver\Solid Silver\Cutlery". The seller is "sunbeau" and is located in this country: GB.
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