17PC GEORGIAN SILVER FLATWARE FORKS SPOONS 17 (ID:3708)

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Antique Georgian sterling silver flatware - 6 large spoons, 5 large (dinner) forks, 6 luncheon forks - 17 pieces total.

Made London, England.

From an extremely prestigious estate: William Nelson Camp, owner of Florida Power, vast real estate and phosphate mines and good friend of the richest of the rich and powerful.

Quite magnificent bright cut in the best Classic Georgian style.

Exquisite detail.

Each piece has an oval reserve with engraved A over HM monogram.

We were told by a knowledgeable oliner, that the "A' over 'HM' indicates that 'A' married 'HM' and this could be used to trace the original owners of the cutlery.

Highly elegant shapes with little rat-tail on the backs.

Length of dinner fork: 7 3/4 inches.

Length of lunch fork: 6 7/8 inches.

Length of spoon: a little over 7 inches.

Weight approx 905grams.

Fully hallmarked on the back of each utensil: lion passant for sterling; Leopard head crowned for London; date letter - b, o, L, K, R.

Maker's marks: some are worn, and some very clear: WE over WF for William Eley & Wm Fearn.

Also script style TW for Thomas Wallace.

Very good condition.

$1,750.00

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