Figural Kniferest Phoenix Ends Antique English Birds 1880s Victorian Mythical Birds
This is an antique English Victorian era figural knife rest or knife holder with the ends being the legendary Phoenix bird rising from the flames with a barley twist bar.
The knife rest measures 1 inch high by 4 inches long by 1.5 inches wide, made of EPNS silver plated metal and was made in England 1880-1900.
The figural mythical birds or Phoenix knife rest is in excellent used vintage condition but could use a bit of polish.
A very rare and exceptional find.
Knife rests were a Victorian brilliant idea to decoratively keep your knife off the table and the tablecloth clean.