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SOLD - Sterling Silver and Ivory Handled Fruit Set - Antique Victorian

A fine and impressive antique Victorian English sterling silver and ivory handled fruit set - boxed; an addition to our diverse flatware collection

SKU: A1593
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SOLD - Sterling Silver and Ivory Handled Fruit Set - Antique Victorian
SOLD - Sterling Silver and Ivory Handled Fruit Set - Antique Victorian

Description


This fine antique Victorian sterling silver fruit set consists of a fruit knife, corer and nut pick.


The hallmarked sterling silver corer has a plain rounded form and the nut picker has a shaped curved form.


The plain hinged blade of the fruit knife pivots and is contained within the handle.


Each piece retains the original carved ivory handle accented with protruding modules.


The fruit knife has an engraved scrolling leaf ferrule and the handpiece is fitted with a rectangular vacant cartouche.


This antique fruit set is fitted to the original hinged leatherette box with satin and velvet lined interior, securing with a push fit catch.


Date: 1893

Condition


This antique silver fruit set is a very good gauge of silver, fine quality and in exceptional presentation condition.

The engraved decoration is very crisp.

Full hallmarks struck to the surface of each blade are all very clear.


Reflections in photographs may detract from the true representation of this antique silver fruit set.


Dimensions


Fruit Knife

Length 15.3cm/6"

Length of handle 9cm/3.5"

Width 1cm/0.4"


Corer

Length 13.4cm/5.3"

Width 1.4cm/0.6"


Nut Pick

Length 12.6cm/5"

Width 0.6cm/0.2"


Total Weight


Not measurable as ivory handles


View our full range of ivory handled flatware at AC Silver

 
 
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Andrew Campbell started trading in Antique Silver in the 1970's. Initially, Andrew lived in the South of England, travelling the country, searching for items of silver to buy. Andrew sold these items at various London markets and antique fairs. Over time, and through selling at a range of venues, Andrew built up a large and diverse customer base from private buyers to national and international trade customers.
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