6 x Dessert Knife, Spoon & Fork - Table Knife & Fork - Soup Spoon - Fish Knife & Fork
2 Serving Spoons
66 oz + Silver handled knives
Designed by Robert Welch in 1963 and received a Design Award in 1965 and has been in production ever since..
Named after the Cotswold village where he lived this pattern is plentiful in Stainless Steel, now known as RW1, it is rarely found in silver.
Made for Asprey & Co Ltd Bond Street
Height: 12.2 cm
Engraved to base of pepper: Asprey London
John Limbrey (who made these for Welch) told me that he only made a few of these sets and remembers delivering them himself to Asprey.
Previously on loan to Court Barn Museum, Chipping Campden for the 2014 Welch exhibition - 'Inspiration and Innovation'.
This set illustrated in my book 'Designer British Silver'
Designed in 1961 for Old Hall Tableware.Won Design Centre award in 1964 andcan be seen in the V & A, London andMOMA, New York.