French Mother of Pearl Hafted Multi-Bladed Folding Fruit Knife. The mother of pearl handle is plain and has a metal cap at the top and bottom of the handle. There are four steel blades. The piece dates to around 1850.
Condition:Good. The spring is worn, as the blades need to be pulled in and out of the handle. One of the steel blades is broken, 4 blades are intact. Length of the knife open is 5.5 inches and closed is 3.25 inches.