M. FORD CREECH ANTIQUES & FINE ARTS
 

 

STRAIGHT SET OF 12 GEORGE II SILVER-GILT DESSERT KNIVES

Bearing the Royal Cipher George Rex within the Order of the Garter

London, 1739-57, Maker’s Marks Worn

 

 

 A straight set of twelve George II silver-gilt dessert knives,

each with a flat-sided pistol-grip haft and engraved with the Royal Cipher GR within the Order of the Garter,

the collar with motto :

 HONI SOIT QUI MAL Y PENSE (shame upon him who thinks evil upon it)

below the Royal coronet;

antique Scimitar II carbon steel blades; maker’s marks rubbed

 

Condition : Wear appropriate to age with multiple small dents to the hafts;

antique steel blades with normal wear, and likely replacements; minor expected wear to the gilt;

dated by shape of lion passant punch, shown below (1739-57);

maker's mark worn away from the positioning of the fingers when holding the knives

 

7.75” Long / 20.6 oz. Total Weight 

 

SOLD

 

#6597

 

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Portrait of George II, by Thomas Hudson, 1744

(National Portrait Gallery, London)

 

Also See :

 

 

RARE SET 6 QUEEN ANNE BRITANNIA ROYAL DOG-NOSE  SPOONS

Lewis Mettayer, London, 1713, Bearing the Royal Cipher of Queen Anne

 

 


 

 

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Straight Set 12 George II Silver-Gilt Pistol Grip Dessert Knives, London, 1739-57