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Dinner knife

Description

Part of set of 25 Reed and Barton knives in original boxes. Wide and smooth knife blade connected to smooth handle, thinner at its base and wider at its tip. No ornamentation other than small floral trademark at base of handle.

Details

Maker
Reed & Barton (Maker)
Date
1840-1950
Inscriptions
Engraved on blade: ""REED & BARTON""
Location of origin
Taunton, MA, USA
Associated Building
Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.).
Material
silver (metal)
Object type
Food Service T&E
Places
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
KNIFE, DINNER
Silver
silver (metal)
table knives
Accession Number
1998.603.17
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker
GUSN
19691
Reference Notes
Rainwater, Dorothy T., Author. American Silver Manufacturers. EVERYBODYS PRESS, 1966.

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