A lovely quality, 19th century bread knife with a carved wooden handle. This is marked, on the blade, “WADE WINGFIELD & ROWBOTHAM SHEFFIELD” alongside a crown and a harp. It is also engraved “Bread Knife” in an ornate script. It dates from c.1870. The sycamore handle is beautifully carved with ivy leaves and wheat on a stipple background and the wood has a lovely, honey coloured patina. It is in excellent condition, with just a little wear from use, which gives it character.
Dimensions: Length 31.8cm. Width of blade 3.2cm. Diameter of handle 2.5cm.
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