John Bagshawe and Sons
One of two bone/ivory-handled knives by John Bagshawe & Son, Church Street, Liverpool, with two fiddle pattern forks stamped 'WH'; contained in wicker picnic basket (a) with one handle detached, with: six metal half pint cups (b); six small metal cups (c); two metal cups in woven straw holders (d); white ceramic sandwich box with metal lid (e); three condiment pots including a glass pot with metal lid, a glass pepper pot with metal perforated top and a brown pottery salt cellar with stopper (f); small cardboard cylindrical pot with lid (the top loose), possibly to hold the six small metal cups, dated 1928 (g); knife and fork with wooden handles (h); two enamelled metal side plates (j).
Stamford collection; devised to the National Trust by Roger Grey, 10th Earl of Stamford (1896-1976).
Marks and inscriptions
JOHN BAGSHAWE&sON / CHURCH STREET LIVERPOOL (stamped on blade)
Makers and roles
John Bagshawe and Sons, cutler