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Table knives (2)

Object Number: 
1950.121ab
Date: 
1852-1874
Medium: 
Silver
Dimensions: 
each overall: 7 7/8 x 1 x 1/4 in. ( 20 x 2.5 x 0.6 cm )
Marks: 
stamped: on the blade: "BALL, BLACK & CO/ PATENT/ 925"
Description: 
Pair of silver table knives with shell form handles engraved with the Beekman family crest in an oval reserve, two wings addorsed on fess on an armor helmet, baluster stems with folite joints; flat curved blades; maker's marks stamped on the blade.
Credit Line: 
Permanent Loan of the Beekman Family Association
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group