Antique French Silver & Mother Of Pearl Letter Opener Gift c1880 Emile Puiforcat
This unusual letter opener/paper knife dates from c1880 and is made of French 950 silver with a Mother of Pearl handle and a blank gold shield cartouche. This would have once been a fruit knife but today makes a wonderful quality letter opener that also looks very nice on show. Cartouche has not been monogrammed so you could easily get this engraved and it comes in a presentation case so w. Ould make a great gift. Hallmarks: Marked with the French Minerva and 1 for. Maker's mark for Emile Puiforcat of Paris. Length: 20 cm (8) approx. Comes complete with a new gift box. Excellent used antique condition with only light signs of use in keeping with age. Some very light surface scratches. Please see all pictures as they form part of the description.
We are here to help so please ask if you need more information, pictures or questions. All items will be packaged well so nothing gets broken and sent fully insured. The item "Antique French Silver & Mother Of Pearl Letter Opener Gift c1880 Emile Puiforcat" is in sale since Wednesday, October 31, 2018. This item is in the category "Antiques\Silver\Solid Silver\Other Solid Silver". The seller is "kraveantiques" and is located in Bath, Somerset.
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- Product: Letter Openers
- Age: 1850-1899
- Composition: Solid Silver
- Maker: Emile Puiforcat, Paris