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Knife rests (2)

Knife rests (2)
Title
Knife rests (2)
Date 
1825-1900
Medium 
Silver or possibly nickel plated brass
Dimensions 
each overall: 1 1/8 x 3 x 1 1/8 in. ( 2.9 x 7.6 x 2.9 cm )
Description 
Pair of silver or nickel plated brass knife rests; x-shaped ends with ball finials on each leg; applied to a cylindrical crossbar; no maker's marks.
Credit Line 
Gift of Wilmot T. Cox
Object Number 
1942.394ab
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group