The downturned oval handle is engraved with a mistletoe sprig having five gold berries.
Musical notes “A B,” within a rectangular cartouche, engraved on back of handle.
“STERLING” stamped and “S,” incised with profile of incuse chasing hammer stamped across “S,” struck on back of handle.
Made for Adelaide Bent (1868 – 1916); by descent to Alma Bent, from whom the Museum purchased the piece.
Seth K. Sweetser Fund