Hand made sterling silver and shell letter opener or caviar knife designed and signed circa 1950's by American & Taxco, Mexico artist William Spratling. Beautiful piece with some tip issues see the photos. Signed on the end of handle with Spratling hallmarks and 925. This design was featured in the museum exhibit WILLIAM SPRATLING AND THE MEXICAN SILVER RENAISSANCE and is pictured on p.191 of the museum catalog by Penny Morrill. Also pictured on Goddards excellent website where she states that Spratling describes this design as "letter opener: silver, flat oval handle, shell lance".
The item "RARE William Spratling Sterling Silver and Shell Letter Opener caviar server" is in sale since Thursday, September 16, 2021. This item is in the category "Antiques\Silver\Non-U. The seller is "bigjohn327" and is located in Atlantic Beach, Florida. This item can be shipped to United States.