A Victorian silver Fiddle, Thread and Shell pattern table service of flatware, by John Hunt & Robert Ruskell, and by George Adams, predominately London 1867,

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Lot 295
A Victorian silver Fiddle, Thread and Shell pattern table service of flatware,
by John Hunt & Robert Ruskell, and by George Adams, predominately London 1867,

Sold for £ 3,600 (US$ 4,683) inc. premium
A Victorian silver Fiddle, Thread and Shell pattern table service of flatware,
by John Hunt & Robert Ruskell, and by George Adams, predominately London 1867,
with diamond shell heel, crested, comprising : eighteen table forks; twelve by John Hunt & Robert Ruskell, London 1867, six by George Adams, London 1867, twenty one table spoons; ten by John Hunt & Robert Ruskell, London 1867, eleven by George Adams, London 1867, twelve dessert forks, maker's mark for John Hunt & Robert Ruskell, overtsriking that of another, London 1867, twelve dessert spoons, by John Hunt & Robert Ruskell, London 1867, eight tea spoons, maker's mark for John Hunt & Robert Ruskell, overtsriking that of another, London 1867, a pair of sandwich tongs, by John Hunt & Robert Ruskell, London 1865, a pair of sauce ladles, by George Adams, London 1866, a pair of fish servers, a pair of basting spoons, a soup ladle, all by George Adams, London 1867, four salt spoons, mustard spoon and pair of sugar tongs, contained in a mahogany canteen with a lift out compartment, weight 240oz.
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