Novelty sterling silver and mixed metal letter opener with Native American motif. Retailed by Shreve, Crump & Low in Boston, ca 1910. Cast handle in form of Indian chief head with noble and austere face and full feather headdress. Flat, tapering, and hand-hammered blade in style of stained hide. A fully developed specimen of a popular early 20th-century motif that suggests the work of New York maker George Henckel.
Fully marked with retailers stamp, no. 20, and phrase Sterling and / Other Metals.
The item "Shreve, Crump Low Letter Opener Henckel American Sterling Silver Mixed Metal" is in sale since Friday, May 10, 2019. This item is in the category "Antiques\Silver\Sterling Silver (.925)\Other Antique Sterling Silver". The seller is "nelson-and-nelson-antiques" and is located in New York, New York. This item can be shipped worldwide.