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.
Italian cigarette holder by Piero Fornasetti in the
"Strumenti Musicali" pattern. Fornasetti produces this form as a candleholder in current production. Marked with the early Fornasetti hand logo beneath. Light age wear.