Skip to content

Search Collections

Carving Set

Description

Carving knife and fork with horn handles. A decorative silver ferrule covers where the handle is attached to the knife/fork. The fork has a guard that can pivot to be used as a rest. The patent for this is number 345044, issued on July 6, 1886.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
after 1886
Inscriptions
"STERLING" (on ferrule)
Associated Building
Original to Phillips House (Salem, Mass.).
Material
horn (animal material)
silver (metal)
sterling silver
Object type
Food Service T&E
Descriptive terms
carving knives
horn (animal material)
Set, Carving
silver (metal)
sterling silver
Accession Number
2006.44.1509
Credit Line
Gift of the Stephen Phillips Memorial Charitable Trust for Historic Preservation
GUSN
181343

Comments