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Fruit knife

Description

Set of ten fruit knives. One pin on each side of handle about 6.2 cm. from top of handle. Metal shaft runs through handles which are flat and have rounded tips. Blades have rounded ends.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
ca. 1850
Material
ivory (tooth component)
plate (material)
silver (metal)
steel (alloy)
Object type
Food Service T&E
Descriptive terms
fruit knives
ivory (tooth component)
KNIFE, FRUIT
plate (material)
Silver
silver (metal)
Steel
steel (alloy)
Vegetable Ivory
Dimensions
7.875 x 0.75 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1971.278K
Credit Line
Museum Accession
GUSN
17413

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