Although now very rare to find in good condition, silver dessert sets started being produced in the UK during the 18th Century, often with stained ivory handles and plain blades and tines. The majority of sets available to purchase come from the Victorian and Edwardian periods, with mother-of-pearl handles and engraved silver blades and tines being the most desired style. A resurgence in popularity during the 1920’s and 1930’s saw some Art Deco designs being made, and these are also highly sought after today.


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b3910: Sterling Silver 'Old English Long Pip' Dessert Set

Hallmarked In 1933

Hallmarked in London in 1933 by Joseph Walton & Co., this handsome, Sterling Silver Dessert Set, comprises twelve pairs of knives and forks, and is in the 'Old English Long Pip' design, with three prong forks. The knives measure 7.25"(18.5cm) long and the forks measure 6.25"(15.5cm) long. Altogether the dessert set weighs 28 troy oz.


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b9319: Sterling Silver Dessert Set

Hallmarked In 1873

Hallmarked in Sheffield in 1873 by Henry Harrison, this striking, Victorian, Antique Sterling Silver Dessert Set, comprises 18 place settings, all with engine turned decoration and bead borders, an engraved crest of a griffin, and is presented in the original wooden box. Each knife measures 8.5"(21cm) in length, and each forks measures 7"(18cm) in length.



b8525: Sterling Silver Ice Cream Spoon Set

Hallmarked In 1881

Hallmarked in London in 1881 by Aldwinckle & Slater, this very attractive, Victorian Antique, Sterling Silver Set of Ice Cream Spoons Is presented in the original box along with a serving spoon and serrated cake knife, all ornate in design, and gold plated. Each ice cream spoon measures 5"(12.5cm) in length, the serving spoon measures 9.5"(24.5cm) in length, and the cake knife measures 10.25"(26cm) in length.



L0855: Sterling Silver Dessert & Fish Set

Hallmarked In 1910

Hallmarked in Sheffield in 1910 by John & William Deakin, this striking, Edwardian, Antique Sterling Silver Dessert & Fish Set, has twelve place settings of both and additional serving pieces. The dessert set has mother of pearl handles, while the fish set has bone handles, both featuring engraved decoration to the blades and tines. The dessert forks measure 6"(15cm) long and the dessert knives measure 7"(18cm) long. The fish forks measure 7"(18cm) long and the fish knives measure 8.25"(21cm) long. The set is presented in the original blue velvet lined, fold down box which has a presentation inscription to the cartouche. The inscription reads "Presented to J. Morris Esq MVO - By the Members of the Joint Conference Of Officers - of the London and North Western, & Great Western Railway Companies - On his retirement from the position of Superintendent Of The Line on the Great Western Railway - December 1910."



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