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Butter Knife

1986.603 (RS24919)

Description

Shaped, flattened blade on an arched tapered handle stem with upturned rounded end. It is molded with a lobed edge shell device and scrolls.

Details

Maker
Towle Silversmiths (Maker)
Date
1880-1900
Inscriptions
Stamped on the handle stem is: PAT.1888/TOWLE MFG. Co. Engraved on the back is an ""L"".
Location of origin
Newburyport, MA, USA
Associated Building
Original to Spencer-Peirce-Little Farm (Newbury, Mass.).
Material
plate (material)
silver (metal)
Object type
Food Service T&E
Places
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
butter knives
KNIFE, BUTTER
plate (material)
Silver
silver (metal)
Dimensions
7.25 (H) (inches)
Accession Number
1986.603
Credit Line
Bequest of Amelia W. Little
GUSN
11622

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