Rare French Silver Mounted Mother of Pearl Hafted Folding Fruit Knife. The mother of pearl handle is plain and is encased with engraved silver fretwork. There is a steel blade. There is an engraved silver edge along the steel blade and a highly decorated silver spine along the edge of the piece. The knife dates to around 1730.
Condition:Good. The spring is good as the blade snaps in and out of the handle. There is a small loss of silver fretwork. Length of the knife open is 6.75 inches and closed is 3.75 inches.