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19th C. English Sterling Silver Fruit Service (15 pcs)

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19th C. English Sterling Silver Fruit Service (15 pcs)
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**Originally Listed At $500**

Northern Europe, England, Sheffield or London, ca. 1863 to 1880 CE. A fancy set of 15 sterling silver utensils made specifically for fruit. The set includes 6 knives and 6 forks for eating, and a large knife, fork, and pinchers for serving. Each piece is stamped with several hallmarks including "RMEH" within a square with rounded edges, the maker's mark for Martin Hall and Co. This type of mark indicates these were created between 1863 and 1880. Each utensil is richly decorated with foliate and geometric motifs. The service is contained in the original wooden and lacquer carrying case, lined with blue velvet to protect this cherished silverware. Size of case: 10.25" L x 13" W x 2.75" H (26 cm x 33 cm x 7 cm); knife: 10.75" L x 1" W (27.3 cm x 2.5 cm); quality of silver 92.5% to 93.7%; total weight: 181.437 grams

Provenance: private Fayetteville, Arkansas, USA collection

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#162537
Condition
Missing the two spoons from the set. Scuffs to case. Light patina. Overall excellent condition.
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19th C. English Sterling Silver Fruit Service (15 pcs)

Estimate $1,000 - $1,500
May 27, 2021
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0378: 19th C. English Sterling Silver Fruit Service (15 pcs)

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Est. $1,000 - $1,500Starting Price $450
CLEARANCE | Antiquities & Ethnographic Art
May 27, 2021 10:00 AM EDT
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Lot 0378 Details

Description
...
**Originally Listed At $500**

Northern Europe, England, Sheffield or London, ca. 1863 to 1880 CE. A fancy set of 15 sterling silver utensils made specifically for fruit. The set includes 6 knives and 6 forks for eating, and a large knife, fork, and pinchers for serving. Each piece is stamped with several hallmarks including "RMEH" within a square with rounded edges, the maker's mark for Martin Hall and Co. This type of mark indicates these were created between 1863 and 1880. Each utensil is richly decorated with foliate and geometric motifs. The service is contained in the original wooden and lacquer carrying case, lined with blue velvet to protect this cherished silverware. Size of case: 10.25" L x 13" W x 2.75" H (26 cm x 33 cm x 7 cm); knife: 10.75" L x 1" W (27.3 cm x 2.5 cm); quality of silver 92.5% to 93.7%; total weight: 181.437 grams

Provenance: private Fayetteville, Arkansas, USA collection

All items legal to buy/sell under U.S. Statute covering cultural patrimony Code 2600, CHAPTER 14, and are guaranteed to be as described or your money back.

A Certificate of Authenticity will accompany all winning bids.

We ship worldwide to most countries and handle all shipping in-house for your convenience.

#162537
Condition
...
Missing the two spoons from the set. Scuffs to case. Light patina. Overall excellent condition.

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