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Butter Knife, from a flatware service


Edward Chandler Moore ; Louis Comfort Tiffany


c. 1890-1900

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
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Medium: Decorative Arts and Utilitarian Objects, Metalwork | Sterling silver with gold, copper, and bronze ornament
Size: 1/2 x 8 5/8 x 7/8 in. (1.27 x 21.91 x 2.22 cm)
Creation Place: North America, United States, New York, New York
Culture: North America, United States, New York
Style: 19th-20th century
Inscriptions: Marks owner's monogram overlaid on back: [EMM]; [M]; [Tiffany & Co.]
Physical Description: Tiffany butter knife, from a set of flat silver, hammered sterling silver with gold, copper and bronze ornaments; blade cast by Joseph Rodgers and Sons, London; flora and fauna motif, each piece being individual and distinct
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; Given in memory of Katharine Pillsbury McKee
Accession Number: 74.59.130
Artist: Edward Moore, American
Role: Designer
Nationality: American
Life Dates: American

Artist: Louis Tiffany, American, 1848-1933
Role: Maker
Nationality: American
Life Dates: American, 1848-1933
Added to Site: February 28, 2009