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Lot 0792
Fine and Rare Shiebler Sterling Silver Page Turner/Cutter

fourth quarter 19th century, New York, New York, in the "Homeric" pattern, #167X, the engraved handle with hammered finish and gilt neoclassical medallion, with twisted guard, the long, scimitar-shaped blade with openwork scrolls engraved with "motion" lines.
l. 15"; 10.03 t. oz.

Notes: See D. Albert Soeffing, Silver Medallion Flatware (New York: New Books, 1988), p. 72, for more information about this pattern. (A cheese scoop with this gilt medallion variation appears on its cover.)

Condition

In overall good condition with the expected signs of age: scuffs, pinpoint dings and light wear to the relief. Some loss to the gilding on the top third of the medallion. A series of short 1/8" scratches on one blade edge at the tip. Marked (on the underside) with the Shiebler winged "S" trademark and "Sterling / & 14 K / 167X".

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Rare Shiebler Sterling Silver Page Turner/Cutter

Estimate $1,200 - $1,800Oct 14, 2018