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