antique dessert suite

Antique Dessert Suite.


Price

£995
| $1,325 USD | €1,127 EUR


Item Ref

28/1455

Description

Wonderful cased dessert suite containing silver and Mother of Pearl handled fruit knives and forks for twelve people, four silver engraved/decorated bowl fruit spoons (all decorated to match,) and two pairs of high quality silverplated nut crackers, all in a superb mahogany fitted cabinet with blue silk and velvet lining. This suite has been assembled with care and thought and the cabinet then made separately to contain these pieces; the cabinet even comes complete with two locking keys. Each piece is English hallmarked silver with the exception of the nutcrackers; these are traditionally made of silverplate as solid silver is too soft for the purpose of cracking nuts efficiently. Quite unique and of the highest quality.
Fruit knives and forks, Sheffield. 1882. Martin & Hall.
Length of each knife 20cm
Length of each fork 16.5cm
One pair fruit spoons, Newcastle. 1822. William Lister.
Length of each spoon 22cm
One pair fruit spoons, London. 1803. Eley & Fearn.
Length of each spoon 22cm
Two pairs of nut crackers, Sheffield. 1878. Atkin Bros.
Length 15cm
Cabinet Height 29.5cm x Width 34.5cm x Depth 13.5cm made in 1880.
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Internal Ref: 28/1455


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