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SET OF EIGHT GEORGIAN AGATE-HANDLED DINNER KNIVES, c1750-60
The Blades, GOLDNEY below a crown, sided by G R, c1820-30  


Set of 8 Georgian Agate-Handled Dinner Knives, c1750-60, the blades, GOLDNEY, c1820-30

 

 

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.


Note :
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 York;
Jewellers, Goldsmiths & Sword Cutlers to their Royal Highnesses The Duke of Clarence,
Prince Edward, Prince Ernest, Prince Augustus & Prince Adolphus."
Goldney succeeded Neild after his death in 1814.
For additional information regarding Neild and Goldney, see :
http://www.britishmuseum.org/research/search_the_collection_database/term_details.aspx?bioId=11181

 
Ref :
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

 

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# 6914

 

 

Set of 8 Georgian Agate-Handled Dinner Knives, c1750-60, the blades, GOLDNEY, c1820-30

 

Set of 8 Georgian Agate-Handled Dinner Knives, c1750-60, the blades, GOLDNEY, c1820-30

 

Set of 8 Georgian Agate-Handled Dinner Knives, c1750-60, the blades, GOLDNEY, c1820-30, Goldney Mark

 

 


 

 

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Set of 8 Georgian Silver and Agate-Handled Knives, c1755-60, Blades by Goldney, c1825