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Pie knife

Fiddle stem with olive pattern, blade pierced, and engraved with floral and scrolled foliate decoration and stippled edge, serpentine edge near stem extends to wide part of the blade.

Inscription

"MAW" in script at the back of the stem across the top.

Marks

"Jones, Ball & Co." struck incuse on the back of the stem.

Provenance

Purchased by the donor's family.

Credit Line

Gift of Horace E. Ware

about 1852–54

Object Place for Label

Boston, Massachusetts

Accession Number

12.1154

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Silver flatware