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Pocket knives (2)

Object Number: 
INV.14536bc
Date: 
ca. 1850
Medium: 
Silver
Dimensions: 
Each (when open): 6 x 5/8 x 1/8 in. (15.2 x 1.6 x 0.3 cm)
Marks: 
stamped: on each blade: "I/ X/ L" in an oval, "M' in a diamond, and a bust in an oval engraved: on handle b: "E E G" in script engraved: on handle c: "E H" in script
Description: 
Pair of silver pocket knives with oval handles with foliate, scroll, bead and cartouche decoration; handle b engraved, "E E G" in script; handle c engraved: "E H' in script; flat pointed blade with one sharp edge, folds into the handle; maker's marks stamped on the blade.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Louise Stafford Gilder, 12/14/73
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group