Antique Victorian Sterling Silver Canteen of Fiddle and Thread Cutlery(sold)

Hallmarked in London between 1841 – 1875 by George Adams.

Sterling Silver.



A wonderful set of Antique Victorian Sterling silver cutlery made in the fiddle and thread style for twelve persons by George Adams. It has been finished to a high standard and remains in excellent condition. It consists of :

12 x table forks : 20.7 cms (8.1″) in length.

12 x dessert forks : 17.5 cms (6.9″) in length.

12 x table spoons : 22.2 cms (8.7″) in length.

12 x dessert spoons : 18.2 cms (7.2″) in length.

12 x teaspoons : 14.5 cms (5.7″) in length.

12 x table knives : 25 cms (9.8″).

12 x dessert knives : 22.2 cms (8.7″).

1 x basting (serving) spoon : 30.6 cms (12″).

2 x sauce ladles : 18 cms (7.1″).

Height of box : 22.5 cms (8.9″).

Length of box : 44.5 cms (17.5″).

Width of box : 32 cms (12.6″).


This silver fiddle and thread cutlery set would be perfect to use and would grace any dining table. The fiddle and thread pattern tends to feel heavier in the hand than the plainer fiddle style and has slightly more detail. It sits neatly in a fitted mahogany canteen box which has been re-lined to make it look more presentable. The replacement silver handled knives with stainless steel blades are dated for 1994 and match the cutlery perfectly. There are 87 pieces in total and weighs 131.7 troy ounces (4,097 grams) without the knives.

Complimentary postage is included within the price.



Additional Information

Weight (without the knives) : 131.7 troy ounces (4,097 grams).

Excellent condition.


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