Knowles "Webster" Engraved Master Butter Knife
A combination of Moresque and Egyptian Revival elements, Knowles' "Webster" is an elaborate design dating from 1882. This example is a 7 3/8" long, approximately 1.1 T. oz., master butter knife. There is an Old English "A" monogram on the handle, and Aesthetic style engraving on the blade. The condition is flawless. There is very slight overall polishing softening, otherwise the piece shows no signs of use. Marks are the Knowles emblem, "Sterling," "Pat-82," the number "2," and the name of the retailer, "H.A. Kingsbury" of Norwich, Connecticut.