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Knife rests (2)

Object Number: 
1939.154-155
Date: 
1805-1806
Medium: 
Silver
Dimensions: 
each overall: 1 1/8 x 2 3/8 x 1 1/8 in. ( 2.9 x 6 x 2.9 cm )
Marks: 
engraved: one end of each: "I. C" in gothic script stamped: opposite end of each: "TJ" in a rectangle, king's head in an oval, lion passant in a rectangle, "K" in a rectangle
Description: 
Pair of silver knife rests; each rest formed of two cast, triangular ends with rounded corners; three circular stretchers between each; engraved, "I. C" in gothic script on one end of each; maker's marks stamped on the other end of each.
Gallery Label: 
These knife rests belonged to the Corse family.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Lena Cadwalader Evans
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group