Overall: 10 1/4 x 3 1/8 x 2 in. ( 26 x 7.9 x 5.1 cm )
Silver fish with flat, wedge-shaped blade, and slightly upturned oval-end handle with with beaded borders; obverse of blade engraved with geometric and foliate decoration; obverse of handle-end engraved with inscription, "~Mother/~from~/Robert & Georgie" in gothic-style and script characters; underside of handle stem stamped with makers' hallmarks. "Bead" pattern.
Gift of Mrs. Noel F. Bowers
engraved: on obverse of handle: "Mother / from / Robert & Georgie." stamped: on reverse of handle: "J[star]P" (each in circular surround) and "TIFFANY & Co. STERLING"
The "bead" pattern was developed by Polhamus for Tiffany & co., though the date of introduction is unknown.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.