Exceptional antique Victorian Engraved Fish Set, with beautifully engraved silverplated tines and blade, sterling ferrules. These large serving pieces are very well made with elegant celluloid handles meant to resemble carved ivory. The knife blade is engraved with scrolling foliate designs, these types of sets were a favored wedding gift for the bride and groom.
Ivy leaves were a particular favorite of the Victorians, they are wonderfully etched on the blade, and the on the fork as well. In wonderful condition, sturdy and ready to serve at your most elegant table. Originally designed specifically to serve the fish course in a multi-course meal. This handsome pair of serving pieces lends an elegant touch to a buffet to serve cold cuts or other meats. Both are marked JMCS EP. Knife measures 11" long, the Fork measures 8~3/4" long.