Delighted to have for sale this stunningly beautiful Antique 19C Solid Silver & Mother of Pearl Dessert / Fruits / Starter Knife Set of 12 pieces. The blades are made of solid silver (not silver-plated or metal chrome) and finely shaped in classic French Entremet style. Each handle has elegant Mother-of-Pearl stem with sterling silver ferrule on the both ends, beautifully adorned with shield-shaped 18K Gold plate, engraved monogram "BC". For some unknown reason, one of the Gold plates is free from personalisation. This is a completed set of 12 pieces, perfect compliment for your well-appointed table.
All the knives bear French Villeiard (Michal-Ange) mark of 2nd standard, which guarantees 800/1000 purity solid silver, used in Paris since 1819. Guaranteed mark of Paris. French Recense mark of giraffe. Maker's mark of silversmith in diamond shape, we could not identify the name.
Measurements & Condition
Each knife measures 7.7 inch (19.5 cm) long x 0.6 inch (1.5 cm) wide.
Weight Total 13.8 oz (393 grams)
The Set is in Very Good to Excellent Condition! One of the handle has a tiny chip on the edge of Mother-of-Pearl (on reverse side.) Please refer the detail photos. Otherwise in quite excellent condition and ready for use.
(Item Reference No.00531)
12pc Antique French Solid Silver & Mother of Pearl Knife Set
Returns are accepted within 30 days of receipt. The item must be in its original condition. We will issue a full refund on receipt, including the original delivery charge. The cost of returning the item to us is your responsibility.
Global shipping available! The price is including shipping and handling charges to worldwide destinations via International Registered Airmail. This item will be shipped from Israel.