A wonderful set of antique Victorian sterling silver cutlery made in the fiddle and thread style for twelve persons by George Adams. It was hallmarked in London between 1841 - 1875. It has been made to a high standard and remains in excellent condition. 12 x table forks: 20.7 cms (8.1) in length.
12 x dessert forks: 17.5 cms (6.9) in length. 12 x table spoons: 22.2 cms (8.7) in length. 12 x dessert spoons: 18.2 cms (7.2) in length. 12 x teaspoons: 14.5 cms (5.7) in length.
12 x table knives: 25 cms (9.8) in length. 12 x dessert knives: 22.2 cms (8.7) in length. 1 basting (serving) spoon: 30.6 cms (12) in length. 2 x sauce ladles: 18 cms (7.1) in length. This silver fiddle and thread cutlery set would be perfect to use and would grace any dining table.The fiddle and thread pattern tends to feel heavier in the hand than the plainer fiddle style and adds a little more detail. It sits neatly in a fitted mahogany canteen box which has been re-lined to make it look more presentable. There are 87 pieces in total. The replacement silver handled knives with stainless steel blades are dated for 1994 and match the cutlery perfectly. Height of box: 22.5 cms (8.9).
Length of box: 44.5 cms (17.5). Width of box: 32 cms (12.6). Weight (without knives): 131.7 troy ounces (4,097 grams). All parcels are sent on a tracked, insured and signed for service.