Clipping knife - .833 silver - Casparus Seth - Leeuwarden, Friesland - Late 18th century

Description
Clipping knife - .833 silver - Casparus Seth - Leeuwarden, Friesland - Late 18th century
Good condition - used with small signs of aging & blemishes - 50 g

Casparus Seth was a successful silversmith in Leeuwarden, Friesland, a prosperous city back then. He became a master in 1767 and died in 1821. He used this master stamp in the period the guilds were still active. The knife was probably made in the late 18th century. The master stamp is well preserved.
The knife is in good condition and is suited to be used as a pocket knife. The blade is in well working order, the construction is sturdy.
The flowers and the female figures are well made and show the craftsmanship of Casparus Seth.
The photos are an essential part of the information. The photos give a good and fair impression of the lot.

Lot details
Object
Clipping knife
Material
.833 silver
Designer/ Artist
Casparus Seth
Estimated Period
Late 18th century
Country of Origin
Leeuwarden, Friesland
Condition
Good condition - used with small signs of aging & blemishes
Dimensions
2×3×9 cm
Weight
50 g
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