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Butter knife

Object Number: 
ca. 1840
Overall: 6 3/4 x 3/4 x 1/2 in. ( 17.1 x 1.9 x 1.3 cm )
engraved: on the handle: "C. L." in script stamped: on the blade: eagle in an oval over "A/C" in a diamond in roman letters over a bust in an oval
Silver butter knife with a threaded handle, cast in vertical halves, with the engraved initials, "C. L." in script; flat, curved blade; maker's marks stamped on the blade.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Charles S. Fairchild
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group