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Sale Price: $2,450.00
Listed Price $3,500.00
  Stock #BN340

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Set of 12 Antique American Sterling Silver Knives with Agate Handles
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Sale Price: $2,450.00
Listed Price $3,500.00


Set of 12 American sterling silver and agate knives, ca 1870. Each: Sterling silver blade has rounded end and scalloped top. Double sided engraving: Stylized flowers and leaves with integrated monogram. Tapering handle in shaded orange agate set in sterling silver mount with raised scrolls and leaves. A beautiful mix of precious metal and colorful stone. Hallmark includes New York retailer’s stamp Starr & Marcus, which was in business in the 1860s and '70s. Rare in this fine condition. Dimensions vary slightly. Longest: 8 5/8 in.

In original velvet-bound case with fitted velvet and silk lining gilt-stamped Starr & Marcus. Key included. Case dimensions: H 1 3/4 x W 12 3/4 x D 9 1/2 in. #BN340