Russian nephrite and silver paper knife. Comprised of a Russian Imperial crowned double-headed eagle finial, the knife with gilt silver mounts including portraits of a male and female to each side, script initials MH and the Romanov silver double eagle with inset rubies or garnets. Russian hallmarks to mounting above eagle. 9 1/8" L. 20th century. Provenance: The collection of Dr. William Kendall Striker, Chattanooga, TN. CONDITION: Most of gilt wash is not present. Overall very good condition.
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