On View: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
On back of stem: "1847 ROGERS BROS A1"
Gift of Dr. and Mrs. George Liberman
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1847 Rogers Brothers. Butter Knife, 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)
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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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