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Knife sharpener

Description

Steel prong is approx. 5" from its base to tip. Shape of prong is pyramidal, with an average diameter of 1 1/8". Prong is mounted to a green bone handle by a turned ring. Handle has an ellipsoidal shape and is rounded at the end.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1790-1820
Material
bone (material)
steel (alloy)
Object type
Metalworking T&E
Descriptive terms
Bone
bone (material)
Steel
STEEL
steel (alloy)
Dimensions
8.375 (H) (inches)
Accession Number
1917.1205
Credit Line
Gift of Ellen A. Robbins Stone
GUSN
17088

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