Tunbridge Ware 7 Inch Paper Knife

£35.00

Product Code:20062614

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Description

Heading : Tunbridge Ware seven inch paper knife. letter opener
Date : c1925
Period :
Origin : Royal Tunbridge Wells. England

Decoration : Inlaid Mosaic Handle
Size :  18.5cm x 2.3cm x .3cm
Condition : Excellent
Restoration : None
Weight :  10g

Opening bills in the future will almost be pleasant.  One of many everyday items fabricated from Tunbridge Ware inlaid turnery. If it could be made from wood it could become adorned with the intricate mosaic floral and geometrical designs synonymous with the manufacturers of the 19th and early 20th Centuries. A lightwood blade with a mixture of light and dark wood veneers.

References:

Tunbridge Ware and Related European Decorative Woodwares – 3rd edition
By Brian Austen

The Story of Tunbridge WareFriends of Tunbridge Wells. Museum. Library and Art Gallery

Additional information

Weight250 g

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