Animal knife holders (6) - Silverplate

Description
Animal knife holders (6) - Silverplate
France - Twentieth century

Rare set consisting of 6 knifes-holder in silver-coloured tin.
Representing a child feeding a donkey. The six donkeys are identical. The 6 characters are reported to be sealed by a small rivet (see the photo)
The 6 children are different
The 12-piece set is not in existence
There is only the 6-piece set.
Length: 8 cm
Width: 2 cm
Unit's weight: 58 g
Period: 20th century
Very beautiful and careful realisation.
I did not find the goldsmith's hallmark.

Lot details
No. of items
6
Object
Animal knife holders
Material
Silverplate
Model/ Name
Portes couteaux
Estimated Period
Twentieth century
Country of Origin
France
Condition
Good condition - used with small signs of aging & blemishes
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