Ice cream slicer

about 1885
Frank W. Smith Silver Company (American)


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

On View

Robert P. and Carol T. Henderson Gallery (Gallery 228)

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Silver flatware

Engraved pattern: “Antique”

Markings

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