A fine English antique letter opener. The blade is made from smooth polished cow horn shaped to a point.The handle is made from a stag (deer) foot and it has dark ebony and bovine bone fittings, the bone fixture joining the handle and blade ornately carved into petal shapes with the greatest attention to detail. The hoof is covered at the base with a layer of bone. The animal parts in this letter opener are all free from restrictions and are not listed within the cites appendix, it is made from bovine bone, cow horn from the Highland cow and common red deer. Overall this letter opener is in very good condition. Early Victorian era c1850's. Approx 12" length and 1" width. The item "Antique Victorian horn, bone and stag foot letter opener" is in sale since Friday, April 12, 2019.
This item is in the category "Antiques\Other Antiques". The seller is "stolenatticuk" and is located in Nottingham.
This item can be shipped worldwide.