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  • Place of origin:

    France (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1850 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Deniere, Guillaume (maker)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Silver, with stamped decoration, enamelled porcelain haft

  • Credit Line:

    Given by J. H. Fitzhenry

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    Silver, Room 67, The Whiteley Galleries, case 4, shelf 8

Physical description


Place of Origin

France (made)


ca. 1850 (made)


Deniere, Guillaume (maker)

Materials and Techniques

Silver, with stamped decoration, enamelled porcelain haft

Marks and inscriptions

Underside of stem: 1st standard mark (Minerva head in irregular octagon - Paris, from 1838), maker GD in lozenge with spoon above and cog below. Upper side of stem at the top: lozenge with insects (grasshoppers?)


Length: 18.80 cm, Width: 2.20 cm

Object history note

Good Empire Ornament

Descriptive line

Cutlery and flatware


Metalwork; Tableware & cutlery


Metalwork Collection

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