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Antique English Gilt Sterling Silver & Agate Fruit Set for 12

Antique English Gilt Sterling Silver & Agate Fruit Set for 12


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Directory: Antiques: Decorative Art: Metals: Silver: Sterling: Pre 1837 VR: Item # 1461737

Please refer to our stock # BW616 when inquiring.
Nelson & Nelson Antiques
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 $6,650.00
Listed Price $9,500.00
 
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English gilt sterling silver & agate fruit set. This set comprises 24 pieces: 12 knives and 12 forks. Each: Tapering and chamfered rectilinear handle in mottled and translucent agate. Colors vary. Gilt sterling silver blades with 2 armorials (knives) and 4-tined shanks with 1 armorial (forks); stippled and scrolled mount. In stained-wood case with fitted velvet.

Fully marked with London assay stamp. Eight knives have William Theobalds maker’s stamp and 1833 date letter. Four knives have William Theobalds & Robert Atkinson maker’s stamp and 1839 date letter. Forks have George William Adams maker’s stamp and 1850 date letter. Very good condition.

Dimensions vary slightly: Knife: H 8 3/4 in. Fork: H 6 3/4 in. Case: H 3 1/4 x W 16 3/8 x D 11 1/2 in. #BW616