American butter knife having a Mother of Pearl handle and a coin silver blade by Roswell H. Bailey of Woodstock, Vermont and Claremont, New Hampshire, c.1860.
This attractive and useful knife is 7+" long and weighs 40 grams or 1.3 ozs. Troy.
Monogrammed on the blade, on the opposite side of the maker's mark, in ornate, period script H.M.P., the excellent original condition and clear, crisp detail, with no monograms, removals, repairs or alterations, make this an especially attractive offering.
The soft, warm, original antique finish is present, with no buffing or machine polishing.