Dessert knives (12)

Object Number: 
INV.14523a-l
Date: 
1825-1846
Medium: 
Silver
Dimensions: 
each overall: 7 5/8 x 7/8 x 3/8 in. ( 19.4 x 2.2 x 1 cm )
Marks: 
engraved: on the blades: "MGH" in script stamped: on the blades: "R & W. W." in a rectangle in roman letters
Description: 
Twelve silver dessert knives with hollow, vertically cast, oval thread handles with shell and foliate scroll decoration; molded handle sockets; flat rounded blades engraved, "MGH" in script; makers' marks stamped on the blades.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Louise Stafford Gilder
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group