Marking:  Crowned fleur-de-lis, 2 grains de remède, P N S, device a hand holding a laurel branch (maker's second mark)
 Parrot's head (Paris discharge mark for gold and small silver, 1786-89)
 Boar's head (Paris restricted warranty mark for silver, 1838-79)
Two other illegible marks are probably the charge and warden's marks.
Location of marks:
All marks on back of handle
Mrs. Samuel P. Avery (until 1897; to MMA)