Pair of silver handled forks, Sykes & Co, Sheffield 1789

$395.00 AUD

Pair of silver handled forks, the truncated handles with reserved shaped panels and embossed scroll foliage to the top, the lower with spiral beaded reserves within foliage scrollwork , each hallmarked ‘Sykes & Co’,
also Crown & ‘w’, Sterling Lion,
Sheffield 1789

17 cm L, 1.3cm W
good condition, minor signs of usage.

ref. Peter Brown, ‘British Cutlery’ p115 #f for the identical model also by Sykes, dated 1783. Pradbury in ‘Old Sheffield Plate p456 shows a variation by Sykes dated 1792.




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