Lot 29: Carved Bread Board and Hallmarked Knife 1800s
October 25, 2016
Milton, DE, USA
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Description: These are a wooden treen bread board and English bread knife with makers mark circa 1800s. The bread board is finely carved with a detailed bordered edge. There is a deep carved groove well for catching any loose breadcrumbs. The reserve side of the bread board can be used for serving a block of cheese. The bread knife is made of English Steel with a finely carved handle reading "Bread". The English bread knife is engraved with the makers marked: Wade Wingfield & Rowbotham. The company was founded in 1825. There are also two hallmarks on the English bread knife. There is a slight age crack on the wooden handle that adds character and authenticity to the bread knife. The bread board has lots of knife scaring marks, from decades of use.
Condition Report: Age appropriate wear and patina.
Dimensions: Bread board is 12 inches wide and the knife is 13 inches long.