Group of 54 pieces British sterling silver flatware, mostly Shell and Thread pattern. Includes 6 Scottish Provincial silver egg spoons in the Shell and Thread pattern, marks for George Booth, Aberdeen (ABDN mark); 24 sterling silver demitasse spoons in the Shell and Thread pattern, 12 marked for Cornelius Joshua Vander, London, 1957-58, and 12 with additional shells on backs of bowls and marked for Thomas of New Bond Street, London, 1934-1935, 11 cocktail forks in the Shell and Thread pattern with marks for Cornelius Joshua Vander, London, 1957-58; 6 King's Pattern tablespoons marked for William Eley and William Fearn, London, 1816-1817, each with engraved crest of bird atop crown; 3 shell handled teaspoons marked for Edinburgh, 1872-73 maker's mark AM, monogram R; 2 gravy ladles in the Shell and Thread pattern (shells on back of bowls and handles), hallmarked London, 1863-1864; 1 gravy ladle with oval handle engraved with horse's head crest, hallmarks for London, 1903-1904, Z. Barraclough & Sons; 1 Travelling marrow scoop with hollow handle, hallmarks for Mary and Charles Reilly, London, 1827-1828 (marked on scoop and on the case, which becomes the handle when disassembled), 4 3/4"L fully extended; 1 pair sugar tongs with shell handles and oval grips, hallmarks for Josiah and George Piercy, London, 1815; and 5 salt ladles including 2 with fiddle handles, each monogrammed JLR with hallmarks for John Le Gallais, London, 1852-53; 1 with oval handle, hallmarks for London, 1794 or 1834, maker's mark TS; 1 with fiddle handle, marks for Edinburgh, 1833, maker's mark RW; and 1 with oval handle, marks for Edinburgh, 1844, maker's mark JO. Combined weight: 60.68 oz troy. CONDITION: Overall good condition with scattered scratching and some wear to definition of pattern and crests on King's pattern tablespoons; wear to exterior cover marks on travelling marrow scoop, light wear to gilding on bowls of egg spoons.
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