Early 18th century, English, sterling silver pistol grip twenty-four piece dessert set. Hallmarked (standard and maker), probable maker's mark for Dru Drury (London, CA 1725). Consisting of 12 2-tine forks and 12 knives with scimitar form blades. Hallmarked to sides of handles. Approx. 7.875" L (knives), 6.125" L (forks), 37.3855 ozt total weight. Provenance: From the Private Collection of Mrs. Patricia Schuckmann, Roswell, Georgia.
Dents to handles commiserate with age and use. Marks worn.