Pair of Knife Rests
On View: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
each: 1 7/8 x 3 1/2 x 2 in. (4.8 x 8.9 x 5.1 cm) (show scale)
Gift of Arthur W. Clement
Pair of porcelain knife rests (a & b); general barbell shape with cylindrical, fluted shafts that terminate at each end in a knob with Victorian design of a daisy-like flower in center and five irregular, molded, trefoil shaped (or fleur-de-lis shaped) surrounding flower.
CONDITION: Edges of knobs chipped.
Attributed to Charles Cartlidge & Co. (1848-1856). Pair of Knife Rests, 1848-1856. Porcelain, each: 1 7/8 x 3 1/2 x 2 in. (4.8 x 8.9 x 5.1 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Arthur W. Clement, 43.128.143a-b. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 43.128.143_bw.jpg)
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