A set of six steel and antler knives and three pronged forks. the knives stamped Joseph Rodgers and Sons cutlers to her majesty with a crown. star and Maltese Cross. This firm were the most prominent Sheffield cutlers during the 19th century. The antler came in to fashion with Victoria’s purchase of Balmoral. English, circa 1850.
Knives: 28cms (11 inches)
Forks: 22cms ( 8.75 inches)