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Butter knife

Object Number: 
1942.268
Date: 
ca. 1830-1840
Medium: 
Silver
Dimensions: 
Overall: 7 1/2 x 7/8 x 1/2 in. ( 19 x 2.2 x 1.3 cm )
Marks: 
engraved on the handle: "Mc Martin" in script stamped on the underside of the handle: "J. & I. COX" in a rectangle, a bust in a chamfered rectangle, a lion passant in a chamfered rectangle, and an "F" in a chamfered rectangle
Description: 
silver butter knife with a hollow cast oval thread handle (cast in vertical halves) engraved, "Mc Martin" in script; molded handle socket, pointed shoulders and a flat, curved and rounded blade; makers' marks stamped on the blade.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Miss Harriet MacMartin Richards
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group