Silver Plate Knife Rest Lion Very Rare German Wmf
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Silver Plate Knife Rest Lion Very Rare German Wmf:
Very Rare Knife Rest Silver Platewith 2SOLID LIONS on each end. This is very rare piece and the only one I have seen. Stand is approx. 3 1/2" end to end including the lions. Weight is approx. 40 grams all in. The item is marked as seen in the photos. Shipping is $FREE to a USA VERIFIED PAYPAL ADDRESS.....International shipping is paid by the buyer. No Returns.
The information below was provided to me by a very knowledgeable er who saw my item for sale and sent me the link. I bought the item as sterling silver but now have been informed it is a heavy silver plate.
Your knife rest is German silverplate by Wurttembergische Metallwarenfabrik, which was founded in 1880 in Geislingen, Germany. WMF is a very famous firm, and their silverplate wares are widely collected.