Early settlers in Moorabbin Shire brought cutlery and other domestic items with them when travelling from England 19thC. This carving set; knife, fork and knife sharpener was used by a pioneer family.
This carving set; knife, fork and knife sharpener is typical of the cutlery used by early settlers in Moorabbin Shire c1900
A set of carving implements with ivory handles with chased and repousse silver plate caps and collars; Knife, Fork and Knife sharpener. The Fork has a flip up thumb guard.
Inscriptions & markings
On Knife: Joseph Elliot & Sons, Cutlers, Sheffield" with the mirror "C"s and Maltese cross mark used after 1825
On knife sharpener: CAST STEEL