Vintage Fruit Knife Fob Pendant | Damascene Gold & Black Enamel | Small Miniature Folding Pocketknife, Paper Knife - 24 Inch Chain Included

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An intriguing little vintage fruit knife made in the traditional Damascene technique of gold plating and black enamel. The blade on this sweet little knife is also heavily embellished on one side.

It looks brilliant as:
- a fob clip
- an interesting and useful pendant as shown
- clipped to a handbag for handy access

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The Knife
There are no markings that I can find. The knife is gold plated with black enamel over a heavily textured pattern that is a classic example of Damascene design. One folding blade, this has a tapered edge but is not well sharpened.

Size: .35 x 1.77 inches or 9 x 45mm (closed)

The Chain: The locket is presented on a new 24inch or 61cm chain in 14ct gold fill, stamped to the clasp as such - seen on a life size torso in image #3.

Age: 1950s

Weight: 8.9 grams

Condition: Very good. On close inspection there is wear to the black enamel, not immediately obvious. The knife opens and closes easily and the bail is very secure.

Janne's Observations:
An intriguing little knife, beautiful, immensely useful and makes a great pendant.

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