Antique 1850s English Sheffield Sterling Silver Fish Serving Set, Kings Pattern
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A wonderful 1850s English Sheffield sterling fish serving set in Kings pattern. The fork
& knife set are decorated with cut out designs of swirling motifs.
The set is marked with 1850s hallmarks for English Sterling Silver:
-Profile silhouette of Queen Victoria, Sheffield mark
-Crown, The Sheffield Assay Office symbol
-R, date mark
-Lion Passant, Sterling mark
-"MH & Co." shield, Martin, Hall & Co. 1850s mark
*Important note: In 1854 the company
entered into the partnership Richard Martin and Joshua Hall under the style Martin, Hall & Co. (In 1866 the firm was converted into a Ltd.)
**There are also later marks for Israel Freeman & Son (also Sheffield, England) Working in London at the beginning of the 20th century and moving to New York City in the 1920s.
Height: 12 1/2"
Width: 9 1/2"
Approx. Total Weight:
This 1850s sterling fish serving set is in beautiful age-related condition. The set
shows minor surface wear from use.
Please see all photos for complete description.
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