1847 Rogers Brothers. <em>Butter Knife</em>, ca. 1885. Silver plate, 7 1/2 x 1 in. (19.1 x 2.5 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Dr. and Mrs. George Liberman, 87.223.3. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 87.223.3_view2_PS2.jpg)

Butter Knife

Artist:1847 Rogers Brothers

Medium: Silver plate

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:ca. 1885

Dimensions: 7 1/2 x 1 in. (19.1 x 2.5 cm)


Museum Location: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor

Accession Number: 87.223.3

Image: 87.223.3_view2_PS2.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Butter knife, silver plate, with shaped blade which twists 180 degrees at stem. Stem rises to interlaced mid-band. Handle flares outward above this enclosing a panel containing flowers above which a male figure in classical garb holds grapes. Arcadian Pattern. Condition: Plate worn on both sides of blade; blade slightly bent; normal wear.

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