English Silver Gilt Knife Fork and Spoon by Hunt & Roskell, 1897

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A rare example of this pattern made by Hunt & Roskell, comprising a silver gilt knife, fork and spoon the ornate handles decorated with full length maidens, foliate scrolls and pairs of putti, the blade of the knife partly engraved with scrolls.

By Hunt & Roskell Ltd, London, 1897. Fully hallmarked.

The knife:

Literature: Illustrated in Silver flatware by Ian Pickford, p. 148

Founded in 1846 on New Bond Street in London, Hunt & Roskell, a successor to Paul Storr of Storr & Mortimer, was a leading Victorian jeweller and silversmith. The firm enjoyed the patronage of Tsar Nicholas II of Russia, but is most closely associated with Queen Victoria and the British Aristocracy.

Details

  • Creator
    Hunt & Roskell Ltd.
  • Of the Period
    Baroque Revival
  • Place of Origin
    United Kingdom
  • Date of Manufacture
    1897
  • Period
    1890-1899
  • Metal
    Vermeil
    Sterling Silver
  • Condition
    Excellent
  • Wear
    Wear consistent with age and use
  • Dimensions
    8.5 in. L
    22 cm L
  • Length
    8.5 in. (22 cm)
  • Seller Location
    New York, NY
  • Reference Number
    j2321712063618883fs
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