• Christie's Interiors auction at Christies

    Sale 5977

    Christie's Interiors

    20 October 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 133

    SIX PAIRS OF UNUSUAL LATE VICTORIAN SILVER FRUIT KNIVES AND FORKS WITH CARVED IVORY HANDLES

    MARK OF ROBERTS AND BELK, SHEFFILED, 1895

    Price Realised  

    SIX PAIRS OF UNUSUAL LATE VICTORIAN SILVER FRUIT KNIVES AND FORKS WITH CARVED IVORY HANDLES
    MARK OF ROBERTS AND BELK, SHEFFILED, 1895
    THE CARVED INDIAN HANDLES PIERCED WITH FIGURES ENTWINED IN FOLIAGE, THE BLADES AND TINES ENGRAVED WITH SCROLLS, CASED (12)


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