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Colonial Indian Silver Dessert Set (6 forks, 6 spoons)
Reference: S1237
Period: George IV
Year: Circa 1830
Silversmith: Hamilton & Co
Place: Calcutta
Price: R 5 050.00
Weight: 490 grams
Dimensions: 17,5 cm
Condition: Fair, these have been well used, and have worn spoontips and tines. Crest also worn through regular polishing.

Description: Set of 12 Fiddle pattern dessert spoons and forks, made by Hamilton & Co, the "Garrards of India". All 12 have a crest and set of initials (AD), the crest (which are worn but visible) is a dove with an olive branch in its beak, under the motto "Nil Nisi Fidum" (translated "Nothing but Trust"). All are clearly hallmarked with maker mark, elephant, the capital letter A and a variety of tallymarks.
Colonial Indian Silver Dessert Set (6 forks, 6 spoons)
Indian colonial silver

Colonial Indian Silver Dessert Set (6 forks, 6 spoons)
Back of set

Colonial Indian Silver Dessert Set (6 forks, 6 spoons)
Crest

Colonial Indian Silver Dessert Set (6 forks, 6 spoons)
Hallmark

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