Antique c1922-1929 Superb European Silver Meat Skewer / Letter Opener
Presented is a superb quality silver meat skewer. This skewer is of European
make, likely Austrian, and dates to circa 1922-1929. The skewer was imported
into Czechoslovakia and has Czechoslovakian hallmarks. The skewer is made in a
lovely classical pattern featuring foliate scrollwork and shell decoration. The
handle has a monogram of E, done in flowing, foliate-decorated script. Although
this piece was likely originally made for use as a meat skewer, it would also
make an excellent letter opener.
breaks, no monogram removals, and no repairs.
This piece is stamped with a maker's mark AP and a Czechoslovakian small
article silver guarantee mark, guaranteeing 800 purity silver. This piece is
nitric acid tested and guaranteed 800 purity silver.
The skewer is about 8 5/8 inches long.
The skewer weighs 36 grams.