11 - 12 July 2006
This lot is offered without a reserve
AN ASSORTED GROUP OF CONTINENTAL PORCELAIN-HANDLED KNIVES AND FORKS,
comprising twenty-four knives with gilt scroll-moulded handles; five forks and five knives with acanthus-moulded white handles, some blades marked skinner
The longest knife 10¾in. (27.3cm.) long (34)
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