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Miscellaneous Antique Knife Rests

This category contains some of the most interesting combinations of materials used to make Knife Rests over the years e.g. Mother of Pearl, Pewter, Brass, Horn, Ivory and may types of stones used to form the middle sections.

Ivory Heads

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Ref: KN0147

Very unusual old ivory rests,circa 1900

Each end consists of a carved grotesque head wearing a cap.

3.5" long x 1" high

60.00 GBP - Click to add to Your Selection

Elephants

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Ref: KN0148

Perfect, ivory carved elephants with curved centre piece.
Very detailed set carved from solid.
Circa 1900

4.5" long x .75" high

60.00 GBP - Click to add to Your Selection

Mother Pearl

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Ref: KN0246

Set of two knife rests with mother of pearl centres and attractive rose and thistle decorated collars, adjoining four ball ends.

Excellent condition.

Size 4" long (10cm) x 2" high (5cm)

SOLD

Brass Giant Carvers

Brass Giant Carvers - View large image and details.

Ref: KN0247

Plain and simple solid brass carvers, unusual design and material. They can be disassembled by unscrewing if required.

5.5" long x 1.5" high

10.00 GBP - Click to add to Your Selection

Art Nouveau Pigs

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Ref: KN0293

A set of 4 Art Nouveau pigs from the 1920's-1930's made in the style of Christofle's French Gallia cubist designs inspired by Marcel Edouard Sandoz. All in good condition
each is 3.5 inches x 1inch

SOLD

Pewter Dachsunds

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Ref: KN0294

A pair of 19th Century pewter knife rests made in the Kayserzinn style in pristine condition. The detail is very good and is much more pronounced than it would appear in the photograph.
Each is 3 inches long x 1inch high at the head.

40.00 GBP - Click to add to Your Selection

Bisque Rope Columns

Bisque Rope Columns - View large image and details.

Ref: KN0303

A pair of bisque rope column knife rests from about 1920. One column is perfect whilst the other has two minor imperfections due to the difficult firing of the final glaze on the already fired clay. These slight imperfections highlight these unusual knife rests rather than devalue them,
Size 3.5 inches long x .75 inches high

18.00 GBP - Click to add to Your Selection

Mounted Antlers

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Ref: KN0310

A late victorian and unique pair of rests with mounted antlers between a s/plated collar onto a s/plated ball.
This is then connected to a shaped horn base making very attractive examples in excellent order throughout, Size 3" wide x 1" high at each of the middle sections.

SOLD

L'Aiglon baby busts

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Ref: KN0312

An unusual and rare pair of French Napoleon 2nd (L'Aiglon) busts as a baby each end of a clear centre. They are in perfect condition and date from the late nineteenth century with the busts frosted as per Lalique, Size 10 cm long x 5 cm high.

SOLD

French Art Deco 6.

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Ref: KN0325

A boxed set of 6 French Art Deco Rests made in Stainless Steel with each rest marked Oxidable 18/8.
The rests are all in perfect condition and are pre 2nd World War rather elegant design. Size of each rest is 3" (75mm) long x 1" (25mm) wide x 1.25" (32mm) high

SOLD

Flower Rests

Flower Rests - View large image and details.

Ref: KN0327

An unusual and beautifully designed set of plated French Art Deco rests one depicting Pansies and the other wild roses. They are in extremely good condition and the sizes are:- 3.5"(8.5cm) long x 1.25"(3 cm) high.

30.00 GBP - Click to add to Your Selection

Grape Vine

Grape Vine - View large image and details.

Ref: KN0331

A fine pair of French Art Deco (probably 1930's) Knife Rests in the form of a vine, leaf and grapes. Beautifully modelled in pewter they are a fine example of their kind in pristine condition, size 4"(100mm) long x 2.25"(55mm) at the widest point.

30.00 GBP - Click to add to Your Selection

Curly tailed pigs

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Ref: KN0334

A fine example of early 20th century pigs in what looks like pewter. They are probably French or German and are extremely detailed and in superb condition in all respects. Size 3" (7.5cm) long x 1" (2.5cm) high at the head.

SOLD

Figural man & lady

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Ref: KN0343

A pair of late nineteenth century pair of possibly German porcelain painted Knife Rests in the form of a man and woman at the end of what looks to be a bench. The figures are well defined and painted and in first class condition with no blemishes.
Size of each 3.25" (80mm) long x 1.75" (44mm) high

40.00 GBP - Click to add to Your Selection

Fighting Birds

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Ref: KN0345

An impressive and detailed pair of French silvered pewter Knife Rests in the form of two birds fighting over a ball.They are late 19th Century with finely engraved wings, claws and heads making a unique pair of rests in fine condition. On the bottom of each is marked "REX. MADE IN FRANCE. REX"
Size 3.5" (80mm) long x 1.25" (34mm) high

40.00 GBP - Click to add to Your Selection

Vintage Lucite

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Ref: KN0347

A very decorative set of 4 vintage Lucite knife rests made in the Art Deco period probably by Du Pont. They have a very intricate pattern cast into the bottoms depicting 2 birds each end of a vine, All are in very good condition and have to be seen to be believed.
Size 3+" (8cm) long x .75" (2cm) high.

28.00 GBP - Click to add to Your Selection

Pirates of the Caribbean

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Ref: KN0349

A superbly detailed set of 4 Pirates in various poses each seated on a bundle of rope at the end of a siege gun barrel which acts as the actual knife rest. They are made of French pewter and the detail on each is different and stunning on both front and back and also the gun barrel.
Size of each 3" (7.5 cm) long X 2" (5cm) high.

SOLD

Large Antler Carvers

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Ref: KN0351

A superb set of Silver Plated bases with large inserted horns to give above average large carvers. They are in pristine condition and almost certainly come from the victorian period. They have been carefully cleaned and preserved and do look as if they have never been used. The size of each is 3.25" (8cms) average width x 2.5" (6.5cms) high at the outside edges.

SOLD

Wooden Rests

Wooden Rests - View large image and details.

Ref: KN0352

A very unusual and dainty pair of wooden rests each with 9 separate pieces making up the size and shape to give an Art Deco impression. The size of each rests is 1.5" (3.7cm) long x .75" (2cm) high.

8.00 GBP - Click to add to Your Selection

Alligators

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Ref: KN0353

A vintage set of 6 hand carved alligator rests in a black wood (possibly ebony).
All in first class and un-damaged condition and are all beautifully presented.
Sizes (ea) 4.75" (12cm) long x 3/8" (8mm) high.

18.00 GBP - Click to add to Your Selection

Large Horn Carvers

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Ref: KN0354

A pair of Large horn carvers with silver plate ends, brass collars and horn centres. They are in excellent condition and thought to be dated from the late Victorian period.
size 4.5" (11cm) long x 1.5" (3.5cm) high

SOLD

Brass Lizards

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Ref: KN0364

A lovely pair of Brass Lizards (probably continental) in first class condition. They appear to be mid 20th century but could be earlier.
Sizes 5.25" (13cm) long x 1" (2.5cm) high

SOLD