each overall: 7 5/8 x 7/8 x 3/8 in. ( 19.4 x 2.2 x 1 cm )
engraved: on the blades: "MGH" in script
stamped: on the blades: "R & W. W." in a rectangle in roman letters
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.
Gift of Louise Stafford Gilder
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