This magnificent handwrought solid sterling silver handled stainless bladed letter opener was made by Chloe Darke of Old Newbury Crafters, Amesbury, Massachusetts, in 2015, and bears her maker's mark alongside the ONC and Sterling marks to the side of the handle. A piece in their medieval pattern Crusader, with a distinctive armorial-like design, similar to the fashion of the 1400s, is hand-hammered on one side of the handle, where the buttons are applied, and displays the facets left by the planishing hammer on the highly polished surface.
The reverse side, or back of the opener is smooth and polished to a high gloss, This beautiful opener is new, in mint condition, and bears no monogram. A wonderful piece of silver from a company still in production today, whose lineage and traditions reach back to the earliest days of American silver and beyond. Length: 9 3/8in (23.8cm). Weight: 2.89 troy oz (90g). ONC has fashioned silver for notable jewelers and retailers such as Tiffany, Gumps, Shreves, Shreve Crump & Low, Cartier, and of course for their own extensive line of tableware!
This item is in the category "Antiques\Silver\Sterling Silver (. The seller is "shrinkflyer" and is located in this country: US. This item can be shipped worldwide.