Vintage Wallace 12 place sterling silver cutlery service and canteen Romance of the Sea

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A vintage twelve place setting canteen of sterling silver cutlery - an 84 piece cutlery service of substantial weight and wonderful Rococo style design to the handle with a twisted shell typle terminal and scrolling decoration between the handle and the tines or bowls to both the front and the back of each implement.  Each place setting consisting of seven items: dinner knife, luncheon knife, dinner fork, luncheon fork, dessert fork, dessert spoon and soup spoon.  Boxed in a modern Wallace canteen and with two additional cutlery rolls for the luncheon knives - marked to the reverse of each item Wallace Sterling and Romance of the Sea - total weight of the items collectively without the knives is 3399grms - knives collectively weigh a further 2098grms - dinner knife length 250mm - dessert spoon length 153mm - c.1960 USA 

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