each overall: 6 3/8 x 5/8 x 1/8 in. ( 16.2 x 1.6 x 0.3 cm )
Silver Weight: 98) 15 dwt (24 g)
Pair of silver butter knives with flat, wavy-end handles with foliate decoration; flat ovoid blades with leaf decoration; handles engraved with the Perry family crest, an anchor on fess below a hind's head; makers' marks stamped on the undersides of the blades.
Gift of the Honorable Perry Belmont
engraved: on the handles: the Perry family crest, an anchor on fess below a hind's head
stamped: on the undersides of the blades: "Wm. GALE & SON" in roman letters
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