• Christies auction house James Christie logo

    Sale 7464

    Un hôtel particulier du Faubourg Saint-Germain The Collection of The Marquis and Marquise de Ravenel

    21 - 22 November 2007, London, King Street

  • Lot 74

    A SET OF EIGHTEEN FRENCH SILVER-GILT MOUNTED MOTHER-OF-PEARL FRUIT-KNIVES

    MID-NINETEENTH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    This lot is offered without a reserve

    A SET OF EIGHTEEN FRENCH SILVER-GILT MOUNTED MOTHER-OF-PEARL FRUIT-KNIVES
    MID-NINETEENTH CENTURY
    The mother-of-pearl handles with foliate scroll terminals, each inset with navette-shaped gold cartouche engraved with the initials 'BB' with circlet above, marked on blades
    7¾ in. (19.5 cm.) long (18)


    Contact Client Service
    • info@christies.com

    • New York +1 212 636 2000

    • London +44 (0)20 7839 9060

    • Hong Kong +852 2760 1766

    • Shanghai +86 21 6355 1766

    Special Notice

    This lot is offered without reserve.
    No VAT will be charged on the hammer price, but VAT at 15% will be added to the buyer's premium which is invoiced on a VAT inclusive basis.