A Knife box containing a set of Bow porcelain-handled cutlery, circa 1750-60
Lot 14
A Knife box containing a set of Bow porcelain-handled cutlery, circa 1750-60
Sold for £2,250 (US$ 3,739) inc. premium
Lot Details
A Knife box containing a set of Bow porcelain-handled cutlery, circa 1750-60
Each white porcelain handle of pistol-grip shape embossed with rococo scrollwork in light relief, comprising twelve forks and eleven knives each mounted with silver ferrules and steel blades and tines, the handles roughly 6.9cm and 7.7cm long, together with one non-matching knife, contained in a semi-circular fitted box with hinged top (some handles cracked, the box distressed) (25)

Footnotes

  • A set of Bow cutlery contained in a very similar box was sold in these rooms 13 September 2006, lot 104
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