Antique Silver Victorian Scottish Kings Pattern Cutlery/Flatware Service made in 1855


A very good early Victorian antique silver Scottish kings pattern cutlery/flatware service for 12 people.

Date 1855
Made By James McKay of Edinburgh & Glasgow
Location Edinburgh
Stock Number FA253x28
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Maker: James McKay of Edinburgh & Glasgow

A very good early Victorian antique silver Scottish kings pattern cutlery/flatware service for 12 people.

The service is made in 1855, with one piece dated 1854.

Each piece – except the 1854 piece – is finely engraved with the family crest of the Purves or Purvis families (and various spellings thereof).

The service comprises:

12 table forks

12 dessert spoons

12 dessert forks

12 teaspoons

2 large basting spoons

2 sauce ladles

2 butter knives

Soup ladle

Complementing this service are 12 table knives and 12 dessert knives made in 1965 with silver handles and stainless steel blades with no crest (dishwasher safe).

Total: 79 pieces

The whole service is in excellent crisp condition.

The service is available without knives, if required.

James McKay of Edinburgh & Glasgow

A Scottish silversmith working from c. 1800.

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