Butter knife

Object Number: 
1937.210
Date: 
ca. 1835
Medium: 
Silver, agate
Dimensions: 
Overall: 7 1/4 x 1 1/8 x 1/2 in. ( 18.4 x 2.9 x 1.3 cm )
Marks: 
stamped: on the blade: "GELSTON" in a rectangle, bust in a rectangle, lion passant in a rectangle, "F" in a rectangle
Description: 
silver and agate butter knife; tapered rectangular agate handle with a silver cuff; stepped handle socket with a floral and beaded band, a baluster stem, a flat, scalloped and curved blade; maker's marks stamped on the blade.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Constance Schermerhorn Skillin
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group