Perfect for mix and match settings , mother-of -pearl and sterling knives like these light up any table with their polished iridescent white handles. A natural material , mother-of -pearl or nacre ,( its proper name,) is harvested from the inside lining of mollusks and has been used in the making of beautiful objects for hundreds of years.
This set of six knives are luncheon size, 8" long with decorative STERLING ferrules , and silver plated blades marked SHREVE & CO. on each knife, indicating they were retailed by the esteemed San Francisco company. In business since the 1880's in virtually the same downtown location, these knives likely date from around 1910.
All original and in excellent antique condition with signs of minimal use. ..... And in addition to more formal table settings, these knives look wonderful and are a great size for appetizer and cheese plates . ......
Materials; Mother-Of-Pearl, Sterling & Silver Plate
Size; 8" Long
Condition; Excellent.......Commensurate with age and use.
Item ID: 10rlgs1023
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