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Box of nutpicks

Description

Part of set of 12 nutpicks. Silver w/ foliate detail. Pointed tip. Contained in original box w/ purple felt and satin-weave interior. Exterior black w/ foliate imprinted detail.

Details

Maker
Rogers, Smith & Co. (Maker)
Date
1857-1877
Inscriptions
Engraved on back of nutpick stem: ""* ROGERS.SMITH & CO. A1""
Location of origin
Meriden, CT, USA
Associated Building
Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.).
Material
wood (plant material)
Object type
Food Service T&E
Places
Connecticut (United States)
Descriptive terms
BOX
boxes (containers)
nutpicks
Possibly wood (plant material)
Dimensions
5.5 x 5.5 x 1 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1998.602.1
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker
GUSN
19910
Reference Notes
Rainwater, Dorothy T., Author. American Silver Manufacturers. EVERYBODYS PRESS, 1966.

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