American sterling silver butter pick knife in the Madame Royale pattern by William B. Durgin Silversmiths, c.1897, retailed by Shreve and Company of San Francisco.
This unusual and scarce server is 7" long and weighs 36 grams. It is monogrammed, in ornate, period script, on the front of the handle MLF.
Monogrammed as described above, the soft, warm, original finish is present, with no buffing or machine polishing.
The excellent original condition and clear detail, with no removals, repairs or alterations, make this an especially attractive offering.
Item ID: f491