Dessert knife

Object Number: 
1944.52
Date: 
ca. 1850
Medium: 
Silver
Dimensions: 
Overall: 7 1/4 x 3/4 x 3/4 in. ( 18.4 x 1.9 x 1.9 cm )
Marks: 
engraved: on the handle: "SFC" in script stamped: on the blade: "STEBBINS & CO" incuse, eagle in a circle over "v" in a diamond, bust in an oval
Description: 
Cast silver dessert knife with a double-swell fiddle handle with foliate scroll decoration and engraved, "SFC" in script; molded handle socket and a flat, curved blade; makers' marks stamped on the blade.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Florence Rogers Dietrich
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group