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A VICTORIAN SILVER VINE PATTERN DESSERT SERVICE FOR 24, FRANCIS HIGGINS FOR HUNT & ROSKELL, LONDON, 1849

Estimate:

3,000 - 5,000 GBP

A VICTORIAN SILVER VINE PATTERN DESSERT SERVICE FOR 24, FRANCIS HIGGINS FOR HUNT & ROSKELL, LONDON, 1849

A VICTORIAN SILVER VINE PATTERN DESSERT SERVICE FOR 24, FRANCIS HIGGINS FOR HUNT & ROSKELL, LONDON, 1849

Estimate:

3,000 - 5,000 GBP

Lot sold:

7,560

GBP

A VICTORIAN SILVER VINE PATTERN DESSERT SERVICE FOR 24, FRANCIS HIGGINS FOR HUNT & ROSKELL, LONDON, 1849


each piece crested, comprising:

24 forks

24 spoons

24 knives with silver blades

24 knives with steel blades

all in a fitted mahogany case with brass mounts and plaque engraved 'F.D.P. Astley Esqr', retailed by Hunt & Roskell, late Storr, Mortimer & Hunt, Jewellers & Goldsmiths to the Queen, 156 New Bond Street


The case: 31.5cm, 12⅜in wide; 17.5cm, 7in high


5332gr, 171oz 8dwt weighable silver


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Original case with some residue around the lock from tape and a few scratches, the three inner trays missing their fabric tabs to lift them out; the silver is generally in excellent condition and appears to have been hardly used, the original steel blades stamped ‘Hunt & Roskell’, a few with some rust residue but generally very good overall condition


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