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Engraved pattern: "Antique"

Marks

Stamped into back of handle: "F. W. SMITH"; stamped into back of blade: "STERLING"; Initials on handle: "C. H."

Provenance

By 2010, owned by V. Stephen Vaughan, Chelsea, Massachusetts; 2010, given by Vaughan to the MFA

Credit Line

Gift of V. Stephen Vaughan in memory of his beloved mother, Sudie Rebecca Stephens Vaughan

about 1885

Object Place

Gardner, Massachusetts

Dimensions

Length x width: 29.8 x 4.4 cm (11 3/4 x 1 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

2010.1000

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Silver flatware