Mother-of-Pearl Handled & Sterling Silver Banded Luncheon Knives Set of 12 By S. Kind & Sons Early 1900's

Mother-of-Pearl & Sterling Silver Banded Luncheon Knives Set of 12 By S. Kind & Sons - Early 1900's

Sale price $180.00 Regular price $225.00


Product Description:   Samuel Kind opened the doors of his retail jewelry store in 1872 and brought his sons into the business in the early 1900's offering a a variety of jewelry and silverware.  This exquisite, early set of 12 blunt bladed, luncheon knives by S. Kind & Sons Philadelphia, PA. features beautiful, pearly-white, mother-of-pearl handles with just a hint of a blend of pink and blue-green  pearlescent swirls.  The silver-plated blades are connected by an ornate sterling silver ferrule with a floral and scroll motif.  One side of the ferrule offers a small area suitable for a an engraved monogram.  This wonderful set has been left in original condition, unpolished for new owners.  

Circa:  Early 1900's

Product Dimensions:  7 5/8" L (overall), 3/4" L ferrule, 3/8"L (mother of pearl handle only)

Product Weight: 12.2 ounces (12 pieces)

Material: mother-of-pearl, sterling silver, silver plate

Maker:  S. Kind & Sons, Philadelphia, PA

Markings: S. Kind & Sons, Philadelphia, PA, STERLING (on rear, bottom of ferrule)

Color: silver, white, pearlescent 

Condition: Previously owned - used.  Original condition, unpolished with patina.  Surface scratches and some spotty dark marks on the silver-plate blades (photo 11).  Edge nicks on 5 pieces of plated blades (shown in photo #10).  1/4" scratch on side of one mother-of-pearl handle (photo #12).  Small 5/8" flat spot, chip or imperfection on another handle although still smooth area and can barely be seen (photo #13).

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