M. FORD CREECH ANTIQUES

 

  

SET of EARLY GEORGE III SILVER TABLE & DESSERT KNIVES FOR TEN

5 with mark of William Portal, London, c1765 (Haftmaker & Brother of Abraham Portal)

(20 Pieces)

 

 

 

 

 

   

 

 

Matching assembled set of 10 dinner knives and 10 dessert knives, of identical form, each with flat-sided silver pistol handles

and crested en suite (save one dessert knife) with a falcon’s head erased (Fairbairn’s 48.6); modern stainless steel blades

appropriate to period in the scimitar form

 Most unmarked, 5 with W (pellet) P in rectangle (Grimwade #3258); (William Portal was both brother and apprentice to

Abraham Portal.  Abraham Portal was one of 5 apprentices to Paul de Lamerie.)


Condition: Good with usual minor dents to the hafts; most showing separation of blade and handle; no splits;

one with small hole to silver at scroll terminal

Additional images upon request

 

Lengths: Table, 9 7/8" / Dessert, 8 3/4"

 

SOLD

 

#5767

 

 

We welcome and encourage all inquiries.  We will make every attempt to answer any questions you might have.

 

 For information, call (901) 761-1163 or (901) 827-4668 or email mfcreech@bellsouth.net 

 

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