Skewer (Italy), 19th century
This object was
Mrs. Abram S. Hewitt.
It is credited
Gift of Mrs. Abram S. Hewitt.
Its dimensions are
L x W x D: 20.6 x 3.3 x 0.3 cm (8 1/8 x 1 5/16 x 1/8 in.)
It has the following markings
On blade or pin: below terminal a mark for Milan; a marker's mark: "MP" below an eagle's head in a circle; an illegible mark, possibly the Italian symbol for silver fineness of .800.
Cite this object as
Skewer (Italy), 19th century; silver; L x W x D: 20.6 x 3.3 x 0.3 cm (8 1/8 x 1 5/16 x 1/8 in.); Gift of Mrs. Abram S. Hewitt; 1931-44-40
This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition Feeding Desire: Design and the Tools of the Table, 1500-2005.