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They are grade silver, and both the spoon pikcher sex and fork excluding handle are gilded, to protect the silver from corrosive salt.
All 6 spoons have engraved owners initials G, we assume the original owner.
The fork is 2 pronged, with a pierced heart shaped connection to handle, with engraving.
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The set is very finely engraved on the front side only with a foliage pattern, very intricate, in typical Victorian fashion.
The box is rectangular, the construction is unusual with a solid wedge shaped lid, overall the box has a hand made feel, slightly crude in finish, the hinge is a little wonky.
The hallmarks on both forks are clear, crude anchor, makers mark IC, anchor, mark 22 in Cape Silver by Welz.