ANtique VIctorian Wedding Cake Knife UNUSUAL Carvings
I am sure the symbols on this relate to something in the family's history who owned this at one time, but I am not sure what they mean. This has carvings on one side that almost look astrological with fleur de lis (devotion, emblem of France, Holy Trinity, faith, wisdom, chivalry, royalty) the symbols. Tjos jas grapes on the handle on both sides and is marked May 5, 57 ( 1857). It is really heavy and has a serrated edge ( a cake knife is serrated, as a straight blade could ruin the crumb of the cake) This measures 12" long and is in great condition. I am not sure of the silver content, but I do not see any silver loss if that helps. Imagine the great Karma that must come with this gorgeous old knife? VintageSparkles offers Layaway on all our pieces regardless of which site it comes from. Please remember that vintage & antique items are not mint, nor are they perfect but they sure are full of old history and charm. Please use photos to make your decisions and read our policies prior to buying so you can have an excellent experience with us.
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