A 'Scottish Pebble' Gilt-Bronze and Hardstone Paperknife

A 'Scottish Pebble' Gilt-Bronze and Hardstone Paperknife

A 'Scottish Pebble' Gilt-Bronze and Hardstone Paperknife

Offered by Sinai and Sons
Date & Origin c. 1865, Scotland
Dimensions
H
24.50 cm (9 inc)
Provenance By repute, given as a gift by the 5th Earl of Rosebery
Private English Collection

Description
the handle comprising of colourful and polished patterned agate segments, surmounted by gargoyles with dragon and open fretwork blade, mounted in the Renaissance-revival taste.

In worn fitted purple velvet box, on the cover a crowned Earl's coronet above "R"
retailed by "Hamilton Crichton & Co" Goldsmiths & Silversmiths and Diamond Merchants, 41 George St, Edinburgh

Scotland, c.1865
P.O.A
Dimensions
H
24.50 cm (9 inc)
Description
the handle comprising of colourful and polished patterned agate segments, surmounted by gargoyles with dragon and open fretwork blade, mounted in the Renaissance-revival taste.

In worn fitted purple velvet box, on the cover a crowned Earl's coronet above "R"
retailed by "Hamilton Crichton & Co" Goldsmiths & Silversmiths and Diamond Merchants, 41 George St, Edinburgh

Scotland, c.1865

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