English Porcelain Imari Handled Silver Dessert Knives, Cased, Set of Eight For Sale
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English Porcelain Imari Handled Silver Dessert Knives, Cased, Set of Eight

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A set of eight English Staffordshire, boxed porcelain Imari pattern handled dessert knives, circa 1860-1870, in the manner of Royal Crown Derby. The porcelain handles are transfer printed in a floral Imari pattern, in the typical colors of cobalt blue and bittersweet red, with hand applied gilding. The blades are fitted into the handles with a silver ferrule and show English hallmarks. The handle terminals have inset, silver end-caps. The knives sit in a wooden, fitted case. Measures: Knives 7.75 L x .75 W x .75 H Box 10.25 Sq. x 2.25 H The knives are in excellent, lightly polished, antique condition, showing the expected light wear due to age. The blades fit tightly in the handles. The box is in very good condition, the engraving plate is missing from the lid.

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  • Condition Details
    The knives are in excellent, lightly polished, antique condition, showing the expected light wear due to age. The blades fit tightly in the handles. The box is in very good condition, the engraving plate is missing from the lid.
  • Wear
    Wear consistent with age and use.
  • Dimensions
    H 2.5 in. x W 10.25 in. x D 10.25 in.H 6.35 cm x W 26.04 cm x D 26.04 cm
  • Seller Location
    Philadelphia, PA
  • Reference Number
    LU1758210303993
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