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Butter knife

Silver blade, ivory handle.

Inscription

Engraved on the blade, "H. Dawes / to / Hannah Newcomb".

Marks

Marked, H. Dawes to Hannan Newcomb. Mark: Birmingham 1835. On the blade, maker's mark mostly obscured, GU in an oval (sim to Jackson, 1989ed, p357); lion passant; anchor; sovereign's head; date letter m (1835/6).

Credit Line

Gift of Miss E. E. P. Holland, in the name of Hannah Dawes

English (Birmingham), 1835–36

Object Place

Birmingham, England

Accession Number

13.433

Medium or Technique

Metal; silver, ivory

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Silver