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Butter knives (8)

Object Number: 
INV.14542a-h
Date: 
ca. 1911
Medium: 
Silver
Dimensions: 
each overall: 5 7/8 x 7/8 x 1/8 in. ( 14.9 x 2.2 x 0.3 cm )
Marks: 
engraved: on the handles: "LSG" in script stamped: on the handles: "PAT/ 1911" beside lion passant in a chamfered square, anchor in a shield and a gothic "G" in a chamfered square
Description: 
Eight silver butter knives with flat, threaded wavy-end handles with crown tips and the engraved initials, "LSG" in script; flat rounded blades; maker's marks stamped on the handles. "Plymouth" pattern, issued by Groham in 1911.
Gallery Label: 
LSG is Louise Stafford Gilder, the donor.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Louise S. Gilder, 12/14/73
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group