The c1750-60 carved agate handles with flutes and a single fingerhold (in immitation of Chinese plant forms),
having reeded and scalloped silver ferrules (unmarked);
the c1820-30 parallel and rounded tip carbon steel blades marked GOLDNEY below a crown sided by G R.
Goldney (also as Neild & Goldneys 1796-1814) is listed as :
"Sword Cutlers to his Royal Highness The Prince of Wales;
Goldsmiths to his Royal Highness The Duke of
Jewellers, Goldsmiths & Sword Cutlers to their Royal Highnesses The Duke of Clarence,
Edward, Prince Ernest, Prince Augustus & Prince Adolphus."
Goldney succeeded Neild after his death in 1814.
For additional information regarding Neild and Goldney, see :
See British Cultery, Peter Brown, p.109, pl.79a , for an identical example
Condition : Excellent for age, with normal small nicks to agate and expected staining and wear to the blades;
one ferrule with a repair; two hafts are fractionally longer
10.25" Total Length
/ 22.8 oz
Price : Please Inquire