ANTIQUE GEORGIAN SILVER & MOTHER OF PEARL POCKET FOLDING KNIFE - EXCELLENT WORKING ORDER
Rare early 19th-century (c1810) sterling silver & MOP fruit folding knife.
Sterling silver hallmarked blade.
Beautiful genuine mother of pearl panels on both sides, with intricate silver inset decorations.
The hinge mechanism is good and firm. It latches at 90° and then 180°. It gives a nice snap sound when closing.
Good blade - the silver still has good thickness and heavy gauge - not flimsy. No dents.
A fine early piece, genuine circa 210 year old English antique folding knife.
A gift box available, last image, please enquire.
HALLMARKS: Sheffield, STERLING fineness 92.5% Maker's mark not struck, this is common for early/pre-1820 George III penknives.
DATE: circa 1810
DIMENSION: Length : CLOSED 7.9cm (3 1/8"). OPEN 14.2cm (5 5/8") approx.
CONDITION: There are splits to the panels, otherwise in great condition.
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