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Vintage 1940s Sterling Silver Canteen of Cutlery for 12 Persons

$7,435.23per set


An exceptional, fine and impressive vintage sterling silver Lincoln pattern flatware service for 12 persons; an addition to our canteen of cutlery collection The pieces of this exceptional vintage George VI silver canteen of cutlery / flatware service for 12 persons have been crafted in the Lincoln pattern. The plain tapering handle of each piece is embellished with Art Deco style tiered decoration with a stepped-down top; this pattern was designed by Harrison Bros & Howson. The anterior surface of each handle bears the impressive contemporary bright cut engraved initial 'R'. This vintage Sheffield canteen of cutlery consists of 77 pieces: Basic service: 12 table forks 12 soup spoons 12 dessert forks 12 dessert spoons 12 teaspoons 6 coffee spoons Additional service: Pair of sauce ladles Four serving spoons Four salt spoons Mustard spoon The components of this service have been crafted by the Sheffield silversmith and flatware maker George Howson of Harrison Brothers & Howson between 1946-1949; the pieces will have been crafted in less years but due to the hallmarking system the items are struck with the date letters D, E and G. These impressive examples of vintage silverware are supplied in felt cutlery rolls; which not only protect the items in storage but significantly reduces tarnishing. Condition This vintage silver canteen set is an exceptional gauge of silver, exceptional quality and in exceptional condition. Each piece has been professionally polished and is in presentation condition. Full hallmarks struck to the reverse surface. Dimensions: Table fork 19.5cm/7.7" Soup spoon 17.5cm/6.9" Dessert fork 17.3cm/6.8" Dessert spoon 17.8cm/7" Teaspoon 13cm/5.1" Coffee spoon 12.4cm/4.9" Sauce ladle 18.1cm/7.1" Serving spoon 21.5cm/8.5" Salt spoon 7.4cm/2.9" Mustard spoon 8cm/3.1" Weight 116.7 troy ounces/3629g Maker: Harrison Brothers & Howson (George Howson) Date: 1947 Origin: Sheffield, England Video: A video of this fine piece is available upon request. Reflections in photographs may detract from the true representation of this example of vintage silverware.


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