Persian Ice Cream Knife, ca. 1872–1904
This is a Ice cream knife. It was manufactured by Tiffany and Co. and patentee: Edward C. Moore (1827-1891). It is dated ca. 1872–1904 and we acquired it in 1957. Its medium is silver, parcel gilding. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.
It is credited
Gift of Anonymous Donor.
Its dimensions are
L x W x D: 30 x 7.5 x 5.1 cm (11 13/16 x 2 15/16 x 2 in.)
It has the following markings
Stamped: m/Tiffany & Co./Sterling/ pat. 1872.
Cite this object as
Persian Ice Cream Knife, ca. 1872–1904; Manufactured by Tiffany and Co. (United States); USA; silver, parcel gilding; L x W x D: 30 x 7.5 x 5.1 cm (11 13/16 x 2 15/16 x 2 in.); Gift of Anonymous Donor; 1957-100-13
This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition Feeding Desire: Design and the Tools of the Table, 1500-2005.