King's Pattern Half Canteen, London 1827-55 by Eatons
A very good six place settings canteen by one of the major specialist flatware making workshops of the mid-19th Century. This is a harlequin service with most pieces having no engravings, although there are some crests or initials. The dates of the pieces mostly date from early Victorian times and span from 1827 (made by William Eaton) through to1855 (made by Elizabeth Eaton - daughter of William).
This service consists of the following 30 pieces:
6 off Table Spoons; length: 8.7"; weight: 598 grams (19.2 tr. oz.); 5 off crested, 1 off initialled;
6 off Table Forks; length: 8.2"; weight: 620 grams (19.9 tr. oz.); 6 off no engravings
6 off Dessert Spoons; length: 7.1"; weight: 394 grams (12.7 tr. oz.); 6 off no engravings (erased)
6 off Dessert Forks; length: 6.9"; weight: 388 grams (12.5 tr. oz.); 6 off no engravings
6 off Teaspoons; length: 5.7"; weight: 208 grams (6.7 tr. oz.); 6 off initialled
Total Weight: 2208 grams (71 tr.oz).
The canteen is in fine condition throughout, with full length fork tines, thick tips to spoon bowls etc. New silver handled King's Pattern knives are available to complement this canteen on request.
Ref. No.: CP/7370
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 cheque, prior to purchasing this canteen.
Anti-tarnish cutlery rolls are available on request.