A selection of silver tableware, to include; a George V silv...
A selection of silver tableware, to include; a George V silver four-division toast rack, Reid & Sons, Birmingham 1936, 7.5cm long, a silver commemorative seal top spoon for the coronation of Elizabeth II, Reid & Sons, London 1953, a George V silver mounted pepper grinder, Hukin & Heath, Birmingham 1932, 10cm high, a pair of Victorian silver sugar tongs, 12.5cm long, a continental silver teaspoon, 13.6cm long, and a George III silver caddy spoon, 7.2cm long (6)
Pepper Grinder: Several dents around the head and base, leading to some misshaping. Heavy scratching and wear throughout. No signs of splitting and repair. Moderate wear to the hallmarks, but they are legible.
Toast rack: Moderate bending/misshaping to the base - as a result, the rack does not sit flat on a level surface. There is some bending/misshaping to the arches, mostly concentrated to the central bar. Moderate scratching and wear throughout. No splitting or signs of repair.
Seal top spoon: Some denting/misshaping wear the bowl meets the handle. Some splitting where the bowl meets the handle, and to the detail of the finial. Moderate scratching, wear and tear. Jubilee mark to inside of bowl. No signs of repair.
Continental spoon: Moderate denting to the bowl. Moderate scratching and wear throughout. Some small areas of splitting and loss to the handle. No signs of repair.
Sugar tongs: Connecting pin is slightly loose, and the two halves do not sit flush to each other, wobbling when opening. Some denting to the highpoints and finger loops, some areas of minor splitting in the loops and crevices. No signs of repair.
Caddy spoon: Some thinning around the edges of the bowl and handle, light denting throughout. No signs of splitting or repair.