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Martin & Hall, Sheffield, England, 1900 Sterling Silver Knife Rest

Martin & Hall, Sheffield, England, 1900 Sterling Silver Knife Rest
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Produced the last year of the reign of Queen Victoria, this knife rest measures 3 1/4" long, stands on two, four-spoke, arms that are 1 5/8" in diameter, and weighs a substantial 1.5 T. oz.

It is fully marked for Sheffield, sterling silver, a date letter "h" for 1900-01, and the maker's "RM over EH" in a diamond.

It is Georgian in style, having a center bar with turned ends and a hexagonal middle section. The resting legs have double ball tips.

It is without a monogram or inscription and in excellent condition. There are no bends, nicks, or burrs, and the finish is soft and even.

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