S/4110 Antique 19th Century Set of Table Knives and Forks
An interesting set of four table knives, three matching and one associated table forks, all having circular tapered horn handles, together with a serving knife and fork of a similar design, making a total set of ten pieces. The knives are stamped Bona-Fide John Wigfall & Co. Sheffield. They were cutlers working from circa 1843 till 1905. The four forks, each having three tines, are all stamped Steel. The carving knife is stamped Hunter and Son Talbot Works, Sheffield. The firm was owned by four generations of the Hunter family and specialised in making table knives. Lately in the early 20th century, circa 1911, they were listed as a pen, table knife and comb manufacturer. The whole set are in usable and excellent condition.
Knives: 10 in. (25.5 cm.) Long
Forks: 6.75 in. (17 cm.) Long
Carving Knife: 12.5 in. (32 cm.) Long
Carving Fork: 9.5 in. (24 cm.) Long
English Circa 1860