Rare George III Mother of Pearl Hafted Silver Bladed Folding Fruit Fork. The mother of pearl handle is decorated with floral decoration, and has a silver cap at the top and bottom of the handle. The fork has a decorated solid silver spine along the edge of the piece. The piece dates to around 1800, and made by Joseph Taylor.
Condition:There is a crack on the reverse side of the scales. The blade spring is good as the blade snaps in and out of the handle. Length of the fork open is 5.5 inches and closed is 3.05 Inches.