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Dessert knives (2)

Title:
Dessert knives (2)
Date: 
ca. 1835
Medium: 
Silver
Dimensions: 
each overall: 8 1/8 x 3/4 x 1/2 in. ( 20.6 x 1.9 x 1.3 cm )
Description: 
Pair of silver dessert knives with threaded handles, cast in vertical halves, molded handle sockets and flat, curved-end blades; maker's marks stamped on the blades.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Effie Beekman Borrowe
Object Number: 
1939.220-221
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group