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Bread knife

Description

Bread knife w/ a long steel blade and thick walnut handle. Smooth (non-serrated) blade end; blade secured to handle via three small round bolts.

Details

Maker
J. Russell & Co. (Maker)
Date
1834-1868
Inscriptions
Engraved on blade: ""J. RUSSELL & CO/ GREEN RIVER WORKS""
Location of origin
Southbridge, MA, USA
Associated Building
Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.).
Material
steel (alloy)
walnut (wood)
Object type
Food Service T&E
Places
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
bread knives
KNIFE, BREAD
Steel
steel (alloy)
Walnut
walnut (wood)
Accession Number
1998.4470
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker
GUSN
19613
Reference Notes
Rainwater, Dorothy T., Author. American Silver Manufacturers. EVERYBODYS PRESS, 1966.

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