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About the object

A fine George III cased silver and mother of pearl folding fruit knife and fork,the knife with unusually carved mother of pearl handles incorporating feathers and arrows and inset with silver roundels and a vacant cartouche, a bright-cut engraved border to the silver blade. The fork handles carved with scrolls and inset with silver roundels and a vacant cartouche. Complete with associated red Morocco leather case. 

Sheffield, c1800 

The knife 78 mm closed - 142 mm open 
The fork 78 mm closed - 142 mm open

Condition report

In good condition with no damage or repair, an extremely minor small surface hairline to one mother of pearl handle on the knife is probably 'in the making'. Please note - these are not a pair, but two nice similar Georgian examples.

Stock number

TRS050718A