Lot 1835: Post Medieval Dutch Lion-Handled Butter Knife
December 8, 2016
London, United KingdomLive Auction
Description: 19th century AD. A silver butter knife with round-ended blade, balustered bolster, segmented panel with rosettes, the finial a heraldic lion supporting a rococo shield; the blade with four stamps: [indeterminate maker's mark], Minerva's profile bust (duty mark), lion passant (second standard, minimum .833 purity silver), date letter (possibly italic script 'W' for 1831"). 82 grams, 18.5cm (7 1/4"). Property of a Sussex lady; acquired before 1990.
Condition Report: Fine condition.