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Dessert knives (2)

Object Number: 
1942.661ab
Date: 
ca. 1911
Medium: 
Silver plate
Dimensions: 
each: 8 x 3/4 x 3/8 in. ( 20.3 x 1.9 x 1 cm )
Marks: 
stamped: on blade: "1847ROGERS BROS. / WARRANTED 12 DWT."
Description: 
Two silver-plated dessert knives; flat blade with straight sides and rounded tip; tapered handle with rounded end; warranty mark stamped on blade.
Gallery Label: 
The Meriden Britannia Co. was established in 1879 for the production of 1847 Rogers Bros. silverplate, sterling silver flatware, silver-plated nickel silver and white metal holloware. The company merged with International Silver Co. of Canada, Ltd. around 1912. According to the accession records, the pattern of these knives is "Old Colony."
Credit Line: 
Purchased from the Estate of Charles G. Thompson
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group