Rare Georgian Page Turner Carved In The Form Eagle Claw & Ball Handle
RARE GEORGIAN PAGE TURNER CARVED IN THE FORM EAGLE CLAW & BALL HANDLE. This is Stunning Rare Georgian Page Turner Carved in the form of an Eagles Claw & Ball Handle, i would estimate this was crafted circa 1800 making it nearly 220 years old, The detailing is exquisite, from the wonderful carved. Body of the page turner which is thicker near the handle and gets thinner nearer the tip it has an elegant smooth finish, the. Carved handle is breath taking, it has been carved very detailed in the form of an Eagles Claw & Ball, looking at the detailed eagles claw you can see the detail to each talon as it is grasping hold of the ball (egg), the deatil on each talon is amazing, this is finished by a wonderfully carved cuff to the base of the claw, has a smooth finish giving it a timeless elegance.
The quality of the craftsmanship is superb, this would have once belonged to a weathly Geogian Gentleman and been used daily to open his letters, this was many years ago when times were so very different. It is so very tactile and once picked up has the most wonderful feel, it is a wonderful example of a fine quality letter opener, this will add something very special to any collection, my photos dont do it justice.
The item "RARE GEORGIAN PAGE TURNER CARVED IN THE FORM EAGLE CLAW & BALL HANDLE" is in sale since Saturday, August 17, 2019. This item is in the category "Antiques\Silver\Solid Silver\Boxes". The seller is "silver_treasures" and is located in ledbury. This item can be shipped worldwide.