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A GEORGE V SILVER TABLE-SERVICE
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A GEORGE V SILVER TABLE-SERVICE

MARK OF THE GOLDSMITHS AND SILVERSMITHS CO. LTD., LONDON, 1918, 1919, 1920

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A GEORGE V SILVER TABLE-SERVICE
MARK OF THE GOLDSMITHS AND SILVERSMITHS CO. LTD., LONDON, 1918, 1919, 1920
Old English shell pattern, engraved with initials below the Greek Royal crown, comprising:
Fourty-eight table-forks Twelve table-spoons
Twenty-four dessert-forks Twenty-four dessert-spoons
Twenty-four soup-spoons Twenty-four teaspoons
Twenty-four ice-cream spoons Twenty-four coffee-spoons
Twelve teaspoons Three pairs of salad-servers
Three pairs of asparagus-tongs Two basting-spoons
Six sauce-ladles A soup-ladle
Two crumb-scoops Three pairs of grape-scissors
Two cheese-scoops Two marrow-scoops
Two sifting-spoons Four butter-knives
Four serving-forks Two serving-spoons
Four mustard-spoons Eight salt-spoons
Two jam-spoons A caddy-spoon
Two pairs of sugar tongs
and the following with filled handles
Fourty-eight table-knives with steel-blades
Twenty-four cheese-knives with steel-blades
Twenty-four fish-forks Twenty-four fish-knives
Three fish-serving forks Three fish-serving knives
and the following with mother-of-pearl handles, some stained with initials and others stained with a differing coat-of-arms
Twenty-four fruit forks Twenty-four fruit-knives
weighable silver 472 oz. (14,674 gr.)
The initials are those of King George II of the Hellenes (1890-1947). (444)
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Lot Essay

A pair of toastracks, also by the Goldsmiths and Silversmiths Co. Ltd, were sold from the collection of King George I of the Hellenes
(Christie's, London, 25 January 2007, lot 802).

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