Cutlery set, set of 12 Empire cheese knives in ebony and sterling silver - .950 silver, ebony - France - Early 19th century

Description
Cutlery set, set of 12 Empire cheese knives in ebony and sterling silver - .950 silver, ebony - France - Early 19th century
Good condition - used with small signs of aging & blemishes

Set of 12 fruit knives in ebony with sterling silver trim, sharp blade in solid silver. Empire-style model and from the early 19th century period (Minerva hallmarks post-1838 and old-man hallmarks 1819-1838)

8 identical knives with Minerva hallmarks + 4 of a very similar model, to make a dozen.

Small cracks in the handles due to use.

Length: 19.5 cm

Lot details
Object
Cutlery set, set of 12 Empire cheese knives in ebony and sterling silver
Material
.950 silver, ebony
Style
Empire
Estimated Period
Early 19th century
Country of Origin
France
Condition
Good condition - used with small signs of aging & blemishes
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