A rare set of Cased Knives, with Pique handles, made circa 1830, most probably in London
A rare set of Cased Knives, with Pique handles, made circa 1830, most probably in London
A rare set of Cased Knives, with Pique handles, made circa 1830, most probably in London
A rare set of Cased Knives, with Pique handles, made circa 1830, most probably in London
A rare set of Cased Knives, with Pique handles, made circa 1830, most probably in London
A rare set of Cased Knives, with Pique handles, made circa 1830, most probably in London

A rare set of Cased Knives, with Pique handles, made circa 1830, most probably in London

1830 London

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The six Knives have shaped handles which are beautifully inlaid with silver and mother of pearl pique work, including ovals, roundels and stars. Each has a steel blade and are contained within a felt lined brass bound campaign box. This is the first time we have seen pique work on flatware. All are in excellent condition, a rare lot.

Length of knives, 8 inches, 20cm.
Length of the box: 9 inches, 22.5cm.
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