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Military Fiddle Thread Silver Tableforks - Set of 6     Order Form     Request more information
Reference: S1928
Period: Victorian
Year: 1860
Silversmith: Chawner & Co
Place: London
Price: R 11 000.00
Weight: 545 grams
Dimensions: 20.7 cm
Condition: Excellent.

Description: A rare set of 6 Victorian Military Fiddle Thread antique silver table forks, each over 90 grammes in weight, they have a lovely feel in the hand. The forks have an engraved family crest of a lion rampant, this is crisp and very clear. The hallmarks on all 6 forks are excellent, and include makers marks GA (George Adams) for Chawner & Co, the most important firm of silver spoon and fork manufacturers in Victorian England, known for excellent quality (these fine forks are no exception), See Culme, Gold & Silversmiths, page 82. Military Fiddle and Thread pattern has scrolls instead of shoulders, as do all military variants, this pattern is described by Pickford (Silver Flatware pg 117) as "a scarce variant of the Fiddle Thread pattern, building a service would be difficult".
Military Fiddle Thread Silver Tableforks - Set of 6
Military Fiddle Thread Silver Tableforks - Set of 6

Military Fiddle Thread Silver Tableforks - Set of 6
Chawner & Co, George Adams silver hallmarks

Military Fiddle Thread Silver Tableforks - Set of 6
Military Fiddle Thread Silver Tableforks

Military Fiddle Thread Silver Tableforks - Set of 6
Military Fiddle Thread pattern - silver fork

Military Fiddle Thread Silver Tableforks - Set of 6
Lion rampant engraved silver family crest

Military Fiddle Thread Silver Tableforks - Set of 6
Military Fiddle Thread pattern - silver fork, scale

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