Offered here for your consideration is a. Wonderful figural sterling silver letter opener in the form of a one hump camel. The camel wears a wry expression on its face and has a finely detailed, sculptural quality.This is one of a line of several very high quality camel items that H A Cary Silversmiths produced in the very early 20th century. It dates to the early 20th century. It is in overall good, as-pictured used estate condition with. Some openings at the seams, a slight bend at the joint of the camel and blade, some light edge wear, a few light indentions, some light surface scratches here and there, and other signs of expected light wear consistent with age. A small tag rattles in the interior still. The base has an open seam typical of the light gauge work from their workshop of New York.
The base bears a C in Diamond maker's mark for H A Cary, 925/1000 Sterling fineness mark, and a model no. Please see our other related items. Thanks for looking and good luck!
This item is in the category "Antiques\Silver\Sterling Silver (.925)\Other Antique Sterling Silver".The seller is "avid4" and is located in this country: US.