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Mother-of-Pearl Dessert Set for Twelve

Mother-of-Pearl Dessert Set for Twelve


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Directory: Antiques: Decorative Art: Mixed Media: Pre 1900: Item # 1348093
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Lovely Victorian dessert service for twelve. Each silvered fork and knife has a mother-of-pearl handle. All have hand-chased foliate-and-garland details. Twenty-four pieces are fitted in a wooden case, lushly lined with tufted silk and velvet. Made by Robert Fead Mosley in Sheffield circa 1890. Retailer's label for jeweler Alex Duncan of Glasgow. Retains original key. 9 1/8" W., 11 1/8" L. case; 7 3/4" L. knives, 6 1/2" L. forks