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Bacchanalian

Bacchanalian, Sterling Silver Gilt Flatware Set For 12. Very Rare Pattern. Complete Service

A Complete Dinner Service For 12 People With A Selection Of 16 Serving Pieces, In The Rare Bacchanalian Pattern.

A Beautifully Hand Forged Pattern With Heavily Cast Classical Figures & Ornamentation To Front & Rear Of Each Piece.

A Regency Pattern Designed By Thomas Stothard, The Artist & Painter, Who Designed Numerous Unique Silver Patterns For Rundel, Bridge & Rundel, Most Pieces Were Made by Paul Storr And His Succesors, And Were Usually Only Produced For Dessert Services. Stag Hunt, Fox Hunt, Boar Hunt & Mask Were Other Similar Patterns Designed By Stothard For The Silversmiths. Most Of These Patterns Were Made Exclusively  For The Royal Collection.

We Have Available For Sale A Custom, Hand Made, Hand Forged Set, Complete For 12 People In The Dinner Size. Made By CJ Vander & Commissioned By Langfords Silver Galleries In London In 1981 For A Wealthy American Client. 

Each piece with detailed scenes of the ancient Roman festival in honor of Bacchus. The motif shows Bacchus, the Roman God of wine, riding a lion, whilst Diana looks on, with another figure asleep at her feet. The back of the spoons are also beautifully decorated, with a figural masque over a draped curtain, and tilted amphora of wine. Bunches of grapes and vine leaves complete the decoration.

Set consists of 12 of each of the following:

Dinner Knife 9.5", Dinner Fork 8.35", Round Bowl Soup Spoon 7", Salad/Dessert Fork 7.25", Dessert Spoon 7.25", Dessert/Cheese Knife 8.6", Butter Knife 6.35", Tea Spoon 5.8", Coffee Spoon 4.6".

Serving pieces consist of:

2 Piece Salad Servers 9", 2 Serving Spoons 8.85", 1 Serving Fork 8.75" & Spoon 8.6", 2 Gravy Ladles 6.5", 2 Master Butter/Pate Knives 6.5", Cheese/Bar Knife 8.25", 4 Salt/Pepper Spoons 4.125", 1 Mustard Spoon 4.45".

This is an exceptional set, by an exceptional maker, in an exceptionally rare pattern, in excellent condition.

Complete dinner service for 12 people. Total of 124 pieces.


Condition

Very Good

Country of Origin

England

Maker

CJ Vander For Langfords Silver Galleries

Material

Sterling Silver Gilt

Type / Pattern

Bacchanalian

Year

1977 – Silver Jubilee

Reference #

QPYRR