12 CARVED MOP HANDLE KNIVES

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Lot Number 110
Auction Name October 2019 Auction

12 CARVED MOP HANDLE KNIVES

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Twelve Antique Blunt Old French Hollow Dinner Knives with Carved MOP Pearl Handle by 1834 J. Russell & Co. Each 9 1/8". Weight 1 pd 7 oz. PROVENANCE: The Estate of Judge Vincent A. Carroll of Philadelphia by descent. John Russell began manufacturing tools and cutlery in 1834 and established a new factory on the Green River in Massachusetts in 1836. His knives rivaled the quality of those manufactured in Sheffield, England.
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