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Skewer (Italy), 19th century

This is a Skewer. It is dated 19th century and we acquired it in 1931. Its medium is silver. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was donated by Mrs. Abram S. Hewitt. It is credited Gift of Mrs. Abram S. Hewitt.

Its dimensions are

L x W x D: 20.2 x 4.2 x 0.5 cm (7 15/16 x 1 5/8 x 3/16 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: 20.2 x 4.2 x 0.5 cm (7 15/16 x 1 5/8 x 3/16 in.); Gift of Mrs. Abram S. Hewitt; 1931-44-42

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