Antique Kniferest English Satellite Ball Ends Large Silver Plate Edwardian 1900-1910
This is an antique Edwardian English silver plated knife rest with ball ends rather like a satellite and a center bar like a turned banister.
The knife rest dates to 1900-1910.
The knife rest measures 4.25 inches long and stands 1.75 inches high and could be considered a carving knife rest.
Knife rests were an essential Victorian dining table fixture used to keep the table cloth clean.