Reed & Barton (American, 1840-present). <em>Butter Knife, Le Louvre Pattern</em>, Patented July 31, 1888. Silverplate
, 6 15/16 x 1 x 1/4 in. (17.6 x 2.54 x 0.55 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Joseph V. Garry, 1996.136. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 1996.136_PS2.jpg)

Butter Knife, Le Louvre Pattern

Artist:Reed & Barton

Medium: Silverplate

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:Patented July 31, 1888

Dimensions: 6 15/16 x 1 x 1/4 in. (17.6 x 2.54 x 0.55 cm)


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

Accession Number: 1996.136

Image: 1996.136_PS2.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Scimitar-shaped flat blade engraved with paired leaves with two clusters of three berries and one large open flower with eight petals. Blade narrows to undecorated narrow band at handle join, straight sided handle that faces toward end with rounded shoulders and band dipped, molded with a continuous spiral with an intertwined floral tendril that terminates at the end of the handle with asymetrical curving fronds

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