1850's George Sharp Figural COW Master BUTTER KNIFE,N/R

1850's George Sharp Figural COW Master BUTTER KNIFE,N/R
If you read my auctions, you know I don't rave very much. This piece is a rare exception. Wow, what a great piece of silver! It is 8" long & the blade is 1 1/8" at the widest. The cow is about .5" deep. The cow head has great detailing and the blade is nicely engraved, with the hallmarks on the reverse. Engraved "Wollf" on the back of the handle. Not marked, but presumed to be Sterling Silver; you decide. Sharp worked in Philadelphia from 1850-1874. This type of silver hardly ever surfaces around , so take advantage of the No Reserve auction.

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