84 Piece SILVER FIDDLE & THREAD PATTERN CANTEEN CUTLERY, London 1840-72 by George Adams (modern knives). Fiddle & Thread Pattern (12 place settings). London 1840-72 by George Adams.
3825 grams (123 troy ounces) + 24 knives with stainless steel blades. We are pleased to be offering a complete, top quality, Victorian period silver 12 place settings canteen in the very popular Fiddle & Thread Pattern. The service provides for seven pieces per 12 place settings.
All the spoons and forks were hand wrought in London during the Victorian period by the most important company of silver flatware makers of the period - Chawner & Company - under the leadership of George W Adams (working period 1840 to 1872). All pieces in this set bear his "GA" makers mark and have different dates during his working period. A major bonus is that each piece is free from any engravings and they all have a good feeling of high quality in the hand. The twenty four silver handled knives are in the same pattern, but were made in Sheffield 1967 by Cooper Brothers & Sons, and are fitted with stainless steel blades.Fiddle Pattern was the dominant flatware pattern of 19th Century Britain, however it stemmed from the same shaped French pattern that had a thread design running around the border. In the UK this became known as Fiddle & Thread. It is a very popular pattern as it treads the fine line between a completely plain design and an ornate design.
This 84-piece service consists of the following. Total weight of weighable silver. 3825 grams (123 troy ounces) + 24 silver handled knives with stainless steel blades.
Excellent polished condition throughout with crisp decoration. This canteen is supplied in seven new anti-tarnish cutlery rolls. 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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