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Table knives (12)

Object Number: 
INV.14272a-l
Date: 
ca. 1883
Medium: 
Silver, silver plate
Dimensions: 
each overall: 9 1/2 x 7/8 x 1/2 in. ( 24.1 x 2.2 x 1.3 cm )
Marks: 
engraved: on the undersides of the handles: "SSG" in script stamped: on the blades: "GORHAM MFG CO."
Description: 
Twelve silver table knives in the Old Medici pattern with trefoil-end handles, cast in vertical halves, with foliate scrolls around a woman holding a tray in an oval reserve on the front and the engraved initials, "SSG" in script on the underside; molded handle sockets fitted with flat, curved silver plate blades; maker's amrks stamped on the blades.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Louise S. Gilder
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group