A Cased Set of Victorian Serving Spoons
During the Victorian and Edwardian era, dinner partys were a fashionable pastime, ladies in society would compete with each other for the best dressed table, this brought about an increase in the manufacture of items to be used at the table. One of these things would be silver and silver plated cutlery to serve the food. All manner of tools were used, from asparagus tongs to ornate serving forks and spoons, of every size and shape.
This is a very fine quality pair of serving spoons, the silver plated bowls have a fine chased decoration and the handles are made from carved ivory with a silver plated finials. This would have been in the house of a wealthy family, these leather cased items were popular as wedding presents.
In very good condition throughout. No ware to the silver plate and the box closes well. The interior of the box in in good condition, the exterior has some scuffs to the leather but no damage or breaks
Dimensions: spoons 24cm long, box measures 28cm x 14cm.