64 piece Louis XIV Canteen, Sheffield 1955

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64 piece Canteen (boxed) &ndash; Louis XIV Pattern (8 place settings) - Hallmark: Sheffield 1954/5 by Mappin &amp; Webb - Weight: 2870grams (92.3 tr. oz.) plus 16 silver handled knives - Ref. No.: MB/3888</p>

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64 Piece Louis XIV Pattern Silver Canteen of Cutlery, Sheffield 1954/55 by Mappin & Webb

 

The Service

This is an excellent 64 piece straight canteen of silver in a sought after hand-made 20th Century Pattern. This Louis Quatorze (XIV) service provides for eight pieces per 8 place settings.

 

Every piece is hallmarked for Sheffield 1954/55 and made by the prestigious silver retailers and jewellers Mappin & Webb. The service benefits from having no personalised engravings to any of the pieces and is in lovely polished condition.

 

Components

This 64-piece service consists of the following:

8 Soup   Spoons (round bowls)   17.5cm

8   Dessert Knives               21.5cm

8 Table/dinner   Forks                20.9cm

8 Dessert   Spoons             18.3cm

8 Table   Knives                          24.4cm

8 Fish Knives                   21cm

8 Dessert    Forks                        18.4cm

8 Fish Forks                    18.4cm

Total weight of weighable silver  2870 grams (92.3 troy ounces) plus 16 silver handled knives.

 

Condition

Excellent polished condition throughout.

 

Presentation

This canteen is supplied in a wooden box with fitted interior. The box is in generally good condition, although there are some scuffs to the exterior. There is space within the box for extra pieces should they be acquired at a later stage.

 

As with all the canteens available from our web-site, we are happy to send a sample place setting for approval, on receipt of a fully refundable surety payment, prior to purchasing this canteen.