Butter serving knives (4)
each overall: 8 1/2 x 1 1/8 x 5/8 in. ( 21.6 x 2.9 x 1.6 cm )
Silver Weight: 106) 1 oz (troy) 13 dwt (52 g)
Four silver butter serving knives with upturned wavy-end handles with foliate decoration; handles engraved with the Perry family crest, an anchor on fess below a hind's head; blades rounded and edged on one side and each comes to a point where they meet the opposite, scalloped edge; leaf decoration at the base of the blade; makers' marks stamped on the blades.
Gift of the Honorable Perry Belmont
engraved: on the undersides of the handles: the Perry family crest, an anchor on fess below a hind's head
stamped: on the undersides of the stems: "Wm. GALE & SON" in roman letters
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