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A George IV cased set of silver mounted fruit knives and forks for eighteen place settings and with mother-of-pearl handles. Hallmarked Sheffield 1824/5 with the maker's mark E&S.
The lot displays general scratches, marks wear and tarnishing commensurate with the age and use. Some discolouration to the mother-of-pearl. One knife with a more noticeable fracture to the handle. Case in poor state, feet (3) now loose but present and significant deterioration to the covering and lining, key also present. The hallmarks are clear and legible, maker's mark generally double or miss-struck.