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Butter knife

Object Number: 
ca. 1835
Silver, agate
Overall: 7 1/4 x 1 1/8 x 1/2 in. ( 18.4 x 2.9 x 1.3 cm )
stamped: on the blade: "GELSTON" in a rectangle, bust in a rectangle, lion passant in a rectangle, "F" in a rectangle
silver and agate butter knife; tapered rectangular agate handle with a silver cuff; stepped handle socket with a floral and beaded band, a baluster stem, a flat, scalloped and curved blade; maker's marks stamped on the blade.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Constance Schermerhorn Skillin
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group