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Butter knives (2)

Object Number: 
ca. 1840
each overall: 7 3/8 x 1 1/4 x 3/8 in. ( 18.7 x 3.2 x 1 cm )
engraved: on one handle: "LS/ LPS/ JDW" in script stamped: on the blades: three pseudohallmarks, "C", lion passant, bust all in rectangles
Pair of silver butter knives with threaded ovoid handles, cast in to vertical halves, with molded handle sockets and flat curved blades; on handle engraved, "LS/ LPS/ JDW" in script; maker's marks stamped on the blades.
Gallery Label: 
These butter knives descended through Jonathan Dayton Williamson and Louise Schermerhorn.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Constance Schermerhorn Skillin
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group