Shiebler Sterling Homeric Book Mark Letter Opener
A fantastic example from the Aesthetic, Art & Crafts period of an antique bookmark / letter opener in sterling silver. It is by the noted American maker Shieber and features 2 Homeric Medallion "cameos" on each side of the item. It is hand hammered, and has some surface scratches and roughness along the tip, consistent with its age and usage.
Dimensions: Approximately 5 1/4" long by 5/8" wide
Weight: 31.8 grams
Markings: Shiebler maker's mark; STERLING; 395