Table knives (12) (Old Medici)

Object Number: 
INV.14492a-l
Date: 
c. 1883
Medium: 
Silver
Dimensions: 
each overall: 8 7/8 x 7/8 x 7/8 in. ( 22.5 x 2.2 x 2.2 cm )
Marks: 
stamped: on blade: incuse mark of "GORHAM MFG. CO."
Description: 
Twelve silver table knives in the "Old Medici" pattern with trifoil-end handles decorated with oxidized and chased Renaissance-style ornament and costumed figures. Stainless steel blades have incuse stamp, "GORHAM MFG. CO" on obverse side.
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