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Knife

Silver by George Argell, handles of dark blue and white jasparware. Jasparware handles decorated with acanthus scrolls, flowers, and beading. Similar motifs engraved in silver on fork and knife blade. In velvet-lined leather case stamped: The Goldsmiths company & Emporium, London. Marks: on...

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Marks

Marks: on silver maker's mark GA (see Jackson P. 232), leopard's head, lion passant, date letter S for 1873-4, Queen's head (duty mark)

Credit Line

Bequest of Walter B. Hacker

1873–74

Object Place

England

Accession Number

1987.532

Medium or Technique

Ceramic

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Ceramics, Pottery