A very attractive large Victorian Fruit Knife. The blade is solid silver and is fully hallmarked for the Sheffield Assay office with a date mark for 1895 and Lion Passant indicating sterling silver. The maker's mark is also clearly visible: Cornelius Desormeaux Saunders & James Francis Hollings Shepherd. To add to the allure of this item, the handle is a lovely engraved mother of pearl. There is a silver cartouch with initials on one side. The blade opens and closes nicely.
Condition: In lovely antique condition.
Hallmarks: Sheffield 1895 by Cornelius Desmormeaux Saunders & James Francis Hollings Shepherd.
Measurements: Length 9cm when closed.
Weight: 27 grams
Weights and measurements are approximate.