Late 19th century, English, Victorian gilt sterling silver fruit flatware set for 18, in mahogany Case. Hallmarked Sheffield, 1897, maker's mark for George Hape. Consisting of 18 scimitar bladed knives and 18 3-tine forks with round reed and paneled handles with shell knop ends. Blades and handles hallmarked. Approx. 7.625" L )knives), 6.5" L (forks), 13.125" x 9.625" (case). Provenance: From the Private Collection of Mrs. Patricia Schuckmann, Roswell, Georgia.