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Antique Victorian Silver and Mother of Pearl Fish Knives made in Birmingham


A very fine set of early Victorian silver and mother of pearl fish knives, each is wonderfully hand engraved to one side with a mythical fish.

Date 1854
Made By John Gilbert
Location Birmingham
Stock Number FA118x13

Out of stock

Maker: John Gilbert

A very fine set of 12 early Victorian silver and mother of pearl fish knives, each is wonderfully hand engraved to one side with a mythical fish.

The set is made in Birmingham in 1854 by John Gilbert and are in excellent condition .

They are in their original mahogany box which bears an Elephant crest. These knives are about as early a date as one is likely to find fish knives and are perfect to use with any pattern of flatware / cutlery.

Dimensions, length 22.25 cm

John Gilbert

A Birmingham Silversmith

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