Late Victorian oak cased canteen of Mappin & Webb silver plated & carved mother of pearl fruit knives & forks for 12 persons. The knife blades feature engraved foliate and leaf decoration and the base of the fork tines are also engraved. The original fitted oak case has a vacant brass cartouche, whilst the interior is of blue satin and blue velvet, with the Mappin and Webb name in gilt.
Each knife blade is marked M & W S & L for Mappin & Webb Sheffield & London.
In excellent order with moderate surface wear to the case exterior & interior and the knives and forks.
Approximate total weight, including case is 2 kilos.
Approximate knife length is 19.5 cm.
Approximate fork length is 16 cm.