A Pair of French Knives in a Shagreen Case
A pair of French knives in a shagreen case, each with mother of pearl handles decorated with shell design and a yellow gold shield motif on both sides, one blade of yellow gold, the other of steel, bearing French hallmarks, all to a shagreen case, circa 1780, gross weight 47 grams
A handsome pair of antique fruit knives. One blade is made from steel and the other yellow gold, and each have matching mother of pearl handles with delicate decorated shell motifs, scalloped edges, and gold shield cartouches set to the handle. The two knives come in an original late eighteenth century green shagreen case.
Should you choose to make this purchase we would be delighted to send it to you in a Bentley & Skinner handmade leather case packed in a giftwrapped Bentley & Skinner black and gold presentation box. Shortly afterwards we will send you on a complimentary valuation of this item for insurance purposes for your reference and safekeeping.