Lot 3011

An Ottoman-Greek nielloed silver set of cutlery, circa 1700

Antique Arms and Armour from all over the world | A94aw | Live auction | 162 Lots

Description

Two-piece cutlery set, the knife with a slender single-edged blade, slender two-pronged fork. Heavy silver handles with stylised bird head pommels. Finely carved and nielloed décor, on the underside of either handle the signature of a Greek silversmith. Wood scabbard with heavy silver coating. Richly embossed and nielloed flower decoration, the locket missing. Lateral movable suspension ring. Length 30.5 cm.

Provenance: Aus alter Wiener Privatsammlung.

Condition: II - Questions about the lot?

General Information

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