Butter knife

Object Number: 
1942.671
Date: 
ca. 1893
Medium: 
Silver plate
Dimensions: 
Overall: 7 1/2 x 3/4 x 7/8 in. ( 19 x 1.9 x 2.2 cm )
Marks: 
stamped: on the underside of the handle: "PAT. 1893 ROGERS & HAMILTON"
Description: 
Silver plated butter knife with an upturned, triple-swell, wavy-end handle decorated with a shell; blade rounded and edgded on one side and comes to a point where they meet the opposite, scalloped edge; maker's mark stamped on the underside of the handle.
Credit Line: 
Purchase
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Creative: Tronvig Group