Set of six mother-of-pearl knives with bead, swag
and acanthus sterling ferrule in pierced holder. Blades marked "Meriden Cutlery Co., 1855." Silverplate marked holder "Middletown Plate Co." Knives, 5.75"L.
Beautiful match holder with a navy blue well
and pale green holder glaze matches the leaf motif surrounding the base. Made by the Royal Doulton factory in England with maker's marks on the bottom.