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Wonderful Victorian Silver Plate & Mother Of Pearl Dessert Canteen ~ James Dixon For Sale

Wonderful Victorian Silver Plate & Mother Of Pearl Dessert Canteen ~ James Dixon


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WONDERFUL VICTORIAN SILVER PLATE & MOTHER OF PEARL DESSERT CANTEEN ~ JAMES DIXON

HI , AND WELCOME TO THIS sale FOR A SUPERB, ANTIQUE CASED CANTEEN OF SILVER PLATE & MOTHER OF PEARL DESSERT CUTLERY.

THERE ARE 20 PIECES IN TOTAL + THE VERY FINE CANTEEN CASE.

MADE IN SHEFFIELD CIRCA 1870'S BY ONE OF THE MOST FAMOUS SHEFFIELD SILVERSMITHS '' JAMES DIXON & SONS ''.

THE WONDERFUL CASE LOOKS TO BE OF A FRUIT WOOD, PERHAPS CHERRY, AND HAS A LOVELY 'ORANGE' GLOW ABOUT IT. IT IS IN SUPERB ORDER THROUGHOUT, BUT SADLY HAS NO KEY.

INSIDE THIS CASE IS A COMPLETE 12 PIECE SET OF VICTORIAN DESSERT CUTLERY, THAT HAS BEEN SILVERED {CLOSE PLATED} & FITTED WITH LOVELY MOTHER OF PEARL HANDLES. EACH HAVING A FABULOUS & VERY STYLISH FERRULE.

IN ADDITION TO THIS EXCELLENT SET OF 12 ARE A FURTHER 8 PEICES, GIVING A 20 PIECE SET IN TOTAL.

ALL ARE DECORATED WITH FINE ENGRAVED LEAF PATTERNS TO BOTH THE BLADES OF THE KNIVES & TINES OF THE FORKS.

THE FINE FERRULES ARE BEAUTIFUL. EACH WITH A DIAMOND PATTERN BAND AROUND THE CENTRE, WITH HARPS BELOW & A BEAD & ZIG ZAG FORMATION TO THE TOPS. LOVELY.

THESE EXTRA 8 ITEMS ARE 4 X DESSERT KNIVES & 4 X DESSERT FORKS, ALL CLOSE PLATED & WITH MOTHER OF PEARL HANDLES, AND THE SAME MATCHING FERRULES. ALL TOO BY THE SAME FINE MAKER.

THE EXTRAS ARE NOT QUITE AS FINE AS THE MAIN SET, HAVING SLIGHTLY 'BENT' HANDLES, OR SOME SMALL AGE WEAR, BUT ARE A FABULOUS ADDITION & TO HAVE A 20 PIECE ALL MATCHING SET IS WONDERFUL.

CONDITION :

THIS IS A VERY NICE VICTORIAN CANTEEN OF DESSERT CUTLERY.

THE CASE IS SUPERB & WITH NO MAJOR DAMAGE OR REPAIRS TO ANY ITEM.

SOME PIECE DO HAVE SOME WEAR & MARKS FROM AGE / USE. THIS IS JUST TO THE VERY EDGES OF SOME BLADE / TINES AS IS OFTEN SEEN ON 'CLOSE PLATE'.

AND AS MENTIONED ABOVE SOME HANDLES ARE SLIGHTLY 'BENT' TO THE SIDE, HOWEVER ALL ARE NICE & FIRM.

COUPLE OF WEAR AREAS TO MOTHER OF PEARL ON THE EXTRA PIECES

BUT AS I HOPE YOU WILL SEE FROM THE PHOTOS ITS A WONDERFUL COLLECTION.

SIZE & WEIGHT :

THE CHERRY TREE CANTEEN CASE MEASURES 29 CM WIDE & 24 CM DEEP.

EACH DESSERT KNIFE IS 20.5 CM LONG.

EACH DESSERT FORK IS 17 CM IN LENGTH.

WEIGHT OF SET = 1605 GRAMS / 1.6 KG'S. SUPERB, HEAVY QUALITY SET.

MAKERSMARKS/ HALL MARKS :

  • ALL BLADES ARE STAMPED WITH ' J D & S ' FOR JAMES DIXON & SONS OF SHEFFIELD.

PLEASE VIEW ALL PHOTOS SO THAT YOU CAN FULLY SEE ALL PIECES IN THIS FINE CASED CANTEEN.

SO THERE WE HAVE IT. A WONDERFUL MID - VICTORIAN SILVER PLATE & MOTHER OF PEARL DESSERT CANTEEN, CONTAINING 20 PIECES. THIS WOULD PLEASE ANY ANTIQUE / SILVER PLATE COLLECTOR.

HAPPY TO SEND WORLDWIDE, BUT PLEASE CHECK FIRST. AS ITS A LITTLE HEAVY SOME OVERSEAS DESTINATIONS WONT BE VERY CHEAP.

ANY QUESTIONS PLEASE FEEL FREE TO ASK. THANKS FOR LOOKING.



UK buyers :

PAYPAL IS THE QUICKEST METHOD, BUT CHEQUE / POSTAL ORDERS ARE FINE TOO. CASH UPON COLLECTION IS ALSO WELCOME IF YOU ARE CLOSE ENOUGH TO DO SO.

INTERNATIONAL BUYERS :

PAYPAL ONLY.



ONCE CLEARED PAYMENT IS RECEIVED MOST ITEMS ARE SHIPPED OUT THE NEXT WORKING DAY.

IF THIS FALLS ON A WEEKEND THEN ITEMS WILL BE SENT ON THE MONDAY MORNING.

ALL ITEMS ARE WELL PACKAGED & PROOF OF POSTAGE ALWAYS OBTAINED.

SO IF EVER ANY PROBLEMS PLEASE GET IN TOUCH.



ALL ITEMS THAT WE SELL ARE EITHER ANTIQUE / VINTAGE AND AS SUCH WILL HAVE AGE RELATED MARKS / WEAR.

ANYTHING WORTH MENTIONING WILL BE NOTED IN THE LISTING & PLENTY OF PHOTOS ARE ALWAYS ON SHOW. THESE ARE PART OF & DO FORM THE LISTING ALONG WITH THE DESCRIPTION SO PLEASE LOOK AT ALL PHOTOS PROVIDED.

WE ARE NOT HERE TO MIS-LEAD ANYONE, SO IF AN ITEM HAS BEEN DESCRIBED INCORRECTLY THEN A REFUND WILL BE GIVEN. OTHERWISE NORMAL sale RULES APPLY, SO IF UNSURE PLEASE SEND A MESSAGE TO CHECK.

THANK YOU FOR LOOKING AT MY LISTINGS.

BEST OF LUCK WITH THE offerDING





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