A set of six butter spreader or butter knives in sterling silver by Gorham. The pattern is “Buttercup” and the knives bear a script monogram for “W”. Perfectly proportional clusters of Buttercups decorate the handles.
Butter spreaders can be used in other ways than on a formal dining table. They can be used for serving cheese and appetizers.
American silver, marked for Gorham with anchor, W and lion marked used c 1900
Measurements; 6" long X 7/8" wide across the top
Condition report; Very good, surface scratches in accordance with age and use. A few of the round ends of the knives have tiny little bends again in accordance with use and age.