Fruit knives (12)

Fruit knives (12)
Fruit knives (12)
Fruit knives (12)
Title
Fruit knives (12)
Date 
1842-1843
Medium 
Silver
Dimensions 
each overall: 8 3/4 x 7/8 x 5/8 in. ( 22.2 x 2.2 x 1.6 cm )
Description 
Twelve wrought silver fruit knives with a repoussé chased grape vine pattern all over the trifid end handles; molded hanlde sockets and flat, curved blades with th Lenox family crest, crowned lion passant, engraved above the handle sockets; maker's marks stamped on the underside of the blades.
Credit Line 
Gift of Mrs. Waldron Phoenix Belknap, Sr.; Collection of Waldron Phoenix Belknap, Jr.
Object Number 
1950.354a-l
Marks 
stamped: on the undersides of the blades: unreadable maker's marks besides the queen's head in an oval, gothic "G" in a chamfered rectangle, lion passant and a crowned leopard's head in a shield
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group