Folding Fruit Knife, Sterling Silver and Mother of Pearl. Circa 1815. (C13843) - For Sale
Folding Fruit Knife, Sterling Silver and Mother of Pearl. Circa 1815. (C13843)
Georgian period fruit knife with sterling silver folding blade decorated with pretty engraved edge. Handle is mother of pearl, engraved with starbursts and foliage. Hallmark is incomplete - sterling silver lion, George IV, and a rubbed mark - possibly a crowned lion. Maker's initials are SK - can't trace this, but mark could be Newcastle. Knife measures 70 mm long closed and 127 mm long open. It is 16 mm wide. (2.3/4 inches and 5 inches, 1 inch wide). Excellent condition.