Flying Cranes Antiques Ltd. - Antique Arts of Japan

Set of Fruit Knives

Set of Fruit Knives


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Directory: Vintage Arts: Regional Art: Asian: Japanese: Metalwork: Pre 1930: Item # 888813

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Flying Cranes Antiques Ltd.
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Enclosed in this finely polished wood case is a set of twelve fruit knives with blunt blades and multi-metal handles. The shaped handles are decorated with butterflies and frogs in silver, gilt and copper on a woven sentoku ground . The complete set of knives is inscribed with the American Cutlery Company logo, along with the date 1865. Each handle is marked in Japanese calligraphy with an inscribed sentoku plaque. This boxed set of fruit knives is in excellent condition with no damage or restoration. Length (each): 8.75" Taisho Period, Japan