All pieces matching Sheffield 1961, maker Mappin & Webb. 1961 MAPPIN & WEBB Sold A full set of sterling silver cutlery for 6 people in a stylish art deco pattern. The 12 knives weigh approx 310 grams, 10 troy ounces. He was followed by his son and 4 grandsons into the family business and Mappin Brothers Ltd was founded in the mid 19th century. Sheffield 1910-16 except the knives and 3 dessert spoons and 3 tea spoons which are 1960s. Very capacious and useful nowadays for serving bread rolls etc. In 1849 the firm opened their first London showroom at 17 Fore Street.
It has a lion monogram to the front of the cover and a decorative, detachable handle to the top.In 1860, John Mappin, the youngest son broke away from Mappin Brothers and started his own business Mappin & Company. John Mappin was joined in the new venture two years later by his brother in law George Webb and in 1868 Mappin and Webb & Co was formed. Marked underneath with silver plate stamps for Mappin & Webb, London & Sheffield. Weight excluding knives 1502 grams, 48.2 troy ounces. Weight excluding knives 2002 grams, 75 troy ounces. A full history can be seen at 16th Century 17th Century Queen Anne 1702 - 1714 George I 1714 - 1727 George II 1727 - 1760 George III 1760 - 1820 Regency 1810 - 1820 George IV 1820 - 1830 William IV 1830 - 1837 Victorian 1837 - 1901 1901 Onwards Circa 1890 MAPPIN & WEBB Price £350 Antique silver plated spoonwarmer.