French Writing Desk Set 925 Silver Gilt Enamel Quill Pen, Opener, Seal Knife Original Box
Circa 1800 or earlier, this presentation gift traveling box is in rough condition on the outside and stained on the inside. BUT the all the enamel items in the box are in good condition. It has four items, a quill pen( no quill nib), letter opener with steel engraved blade, quill knife, and seal with monogram. The ENAMEL depicts palm trees with coconuts, and bird of paradise. The back has a decorative medallion, the seal has butterflies. The enamel is unique it has foil backing to give a very brilliant gold. The main background is black. It sits in a fitted case, it has two rectangular pads spaces for a blotting the black one there is for sharpening, it has a sand paper touch to it.
Measurements Box 8 x 3 ¼ inches, Pen 5 inches long, Letter Opener 7 inches long, Quill knife 6 inches long, Seal 2 ½ inches long.
SHIPPING to USA $20.00, Europe $55.00
There are very tiny unclear hallmarks.