1930s 44 Piece Canteen Of Cutlery
A complete 1930s silver plated 44 piece canteen of cutlery by Shirras Laing Aberdeen, and in its original brown felt lined box. The set is for 6 people and is housed in an oak veneered box with hinged lid, and comprises of:
6 dinner knives
6 side knives
6 dinner forks
6 dessert forks
6 dessert spoons
6 soup spoons
2 serving spoons
A plate of good food is lost without a good knife and fork. Well-proportioned, well-balanced and beautifully designed flatware is a joy to use and is the making of a good meal. Our vintage ‘bone-handled’ knives are both good-looking and functional, and their renewed popularity make them a stylish addition on today’s table. The knives have ivorine handles fashioned from xylonite, and have high-polished stainless steel blades. All forks and spoons are silver-plated EPNS (electro-plated nickel silver).
Length of dinner knife: 23.5cm
Country of origin: England
Year of manufacture: 1930
Each blade marked: Shirras Laing Aberdeen
Material: stainless steel and xylonite, and EPNS (electro-plated nickel silver)
Condition: good - with some fine scratches on the blades. One fork is slightly matt - see image.