Overall: 12 3/8 x 3 1/8 x 3/4 in. ( 31.4 x 7.9 x 1.9 cm )
Pierced silver fish slice with turned wood handle; broad, flat, spear-shaped blade has two bands of foliate scroll pierced work around an engraved fish stamped with flowers along its body; raised scalloped edge along side of blade; oval joint engraved "PG" in script above molded handle socket; long, ovoid, wood handle has a silver cap; no maker's hallmarks.
Gift of Mrs. Constance Schermerhorn Skillin
engraved: on the joint: "PG" in script
This fish slice belonged to Philip Grim and descended through M. Isabel Grim Schermerhorn, and Edward Eugene Schermerhorn or Charles A. Schermerhorn to the donor.
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