William Gale and Son (active ca. 1850–58 and 1863–66)
Made in New York, New York, United States
L. 8 5/16 in. (21.1 cm)
Gift of David Allen Hanks, in memory of Elizabeth Dixon Hanks, 2005
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 774
Inscription: [Engraved in script on the handle]: Clarke.
Marking: [Marked on back of handle]: W(partially effaced)M (both are superscript) GALE & SON (incuse); G & S (in oval) / [circle] / 1852 (in lozenge) [Note that the numeral 5 is not legible and is mostly effaced, but our best guess is that it is a 5.]