Lot 9
  • 9

A set of Royal German silver knives and forks, made by a member of the Matthias family, Hanover, circa 1860

Estimate
2,000 - 3,000 EUR
Sold
5,250 EUR
bidding is closed

Description

comprising 72 forks and 72 knives, hourglass pattern, moulded with the cypher of George V King of Hanover (1819-78), the forks stamped Matthias, the knives M, further struck 15, the knife blades inscribed Schmalstich (144)

Provenance

Sale, Hanover, Sotheby's, 11 October 2005, lot 2516.

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