American sterling silver breakfast knives 6 in an attractive, engraved bright cut pattern by Ball Black and Company of New York City, c.1865.
Each of these knives has an ornate, period script monogram: MBO on the front of the handle and is 7 3/8" long, with the 6 weighing a total of 261 grams of 8.4 ozs. Troy.
Monogrammed as described above, the soft, warm, original finish is present, with no buffing or machine polishing.
The excellent original condition and clear detail, with no removals, repairs or alterations, make this an especially attractive offering.