Indian Silver Gilt and Agate Handled Travelling Knife and Fork - Antique Circa 1880

GBP 1,395.00

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Object Description

An exceptional, fine and impressive pair of antique Indian silver gilt and agate handled travelling knife and fork set – boxed; an addition to our silver flatware collection

This exceptional antique Indian silver gilt and agate handle knife and fork set consists of a table knife and fork.

The silver blade of the knife has a plain rounded form and the fork has four tines.

The surfaces of the knife and fork are plain and unembellished.

The silver gilt ferrule of each piece is embellished with pin struck and stylised bud style borders, in addition to the contemporary engraved initials ‘EEW’ to the reverse surface.

This impressive antique knife and fork set retains the original and impressive faceted agate handles, each ornamented with a ribbed design to the lower portion.

These exceptional examples of antique flatware are fitted to the impressive original hinged leatherette box with satin and velvet lined interior, which secures with two hinged catches.

Each piece of this travelling knife and fork set retains the original gilding.

Dimensions
Knife
Length 20.2cm/8″
Width 1.9cm/0.7″

Fork
Length 17.5cm/6.9″
Width 1.8cm/0.7″

Weight
Not measurable as agate handles

Object History

Maker: Hamilton & Co.
Date: Circa 1880
Origin: Calcutta, India

Object Literature

WORLDWIDE POSTAGE/SHIPPING

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Dispatch is either the same or next working day once a payment is received.

INSURANCE IN TRANSIT

Insurance cover is provided FREE OF CHARGE for items up to the value of £30,000.

All items are fully insured and sent at the risk of AC Silver.

Complimentary insurance valuation with images and text is provided with your purchase

Object Condition

This antique agate handled knife and fork set is an exceptional gauge of silver, exceptional quality and in exceptional condition. The original box is in presentation condition. The Indian hallmarks struck to the reverse surface of of the knife blade are all very clear.

Object Details

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We are open weekly as follows:

Monday
10 - 5
Tuesday
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Wednesday
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Thursday
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Friday
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Saturday
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Sunday
Closed

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+44 (0)191 240 2645
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Dealer Location

35b St Georges Terrace
Jesmond
NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE
Tyne and Wear
UK
NE2 2SU

Tel: +44 (0) 191 240 2645

Fax: +44 (0) 191 240 2647

VAT: GB 500 0310 42

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