Nutpick

Nutpick
Nutpick
Nutpick
Title
Nutpick
Date 
1866-1900
Medium 
Silver
Dimensions 
Overall: 5 1/4 x 3/8 x 1/8 in. ( 13.3 x 1 x 0.3 cm )
Description 
Cast silver nutpick with a flat arched hand with stamped circular decoration and a shell finial; twisted handle joint and a flat curved blade coming to a point at the end; blade engraved, "E V R de P" in script; maker's marks stamped on the underside of the blade.
Credit Line 
Bequest of Catherine Augusta De Peyster
Object Number 
1911.64
Marks 
engraved: on the blade: "E V R de P" in script stamped: on the undeside of the blade: "W" in an oval held by a dragon and lion headed griffin, beides "STERLING/ 1945"
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group