John Yeomans Cowlishaw Silver Fruit Knife
John Yeomans Cowlishaw Silver Fruit Knife John Yeomans Cowlishaw Silver Fruit Knife John Yeomans Cowlishaw Silver Fruit Knife John Yeomans Cowlishaw Silver Fruit Knife John Yeomans Cowlishaw Silver Fruit Knife John Yeomans Cowlishaw Silver Fruit Knife

John Yeomans Cowlishaw Silver Fruit Knife 1924

John Yeomans Cowlishaw silver fruit knife with mother of pearl handle, hallmarked from Sheffield in 1924.

Attractive handle with raised areas making for a much better grip, no damage
to blade or handle.

Some minor springback of blade when knife is closed.

Measures 66mm when closed and 112mm when opened.

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Description

John Yeomans Cowlishaw Silver Fruit Knife

John Yeomans Cowlishaw silver fruit knife with mother of pearl handle, hallmarked from Sheffield in 1924.

Attractive handle with raised areas making for a much better grip, no damage to blade or handle.

Some minor springback of blade when knife is closed.

Measures 66 mm when closed and 112 mm when opened.

Folding fruit knives are believed to have first appeared in France around the 17th century, initially having blades of silver or gold, since these materials were corrosion resistant against acidic fruit juice, and men often gave them as presents to their wives or girlfriends.

DATE1924
MAKER
or SPONSOR MARK
John
Yeomans Cowlishaw
ASSAY
OFFICE
Sheffield
WEIGHT
(Grammes)
16.8
WEIGHT
(Troy)
……….
REF:-291S

 

Additional information

Origin

English

Period

George V 1910-1936

Sponsor/Maker

John Yeomans Cowlishaw

REF CODE

291S

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