Set of Six Chelsea Knives

Description: A fine and rare set of six Chelsea knives, the straight faceted hafts left in the white, two showing red anchor marks C1755. The silver blades engraved with the crest of a standing lion, each London hall marked for 1805, and all presented in a later fitted box lined in red velvet with brass label ‘The Antique Porcelain Company Ltd 149 New Bond Street. Box probably C1900, brass label C1946.
Stock No: 1664
Condition: Two hairlines to the haft of one knife, otherwise very fine.
Price: £1850