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Letter opener

1998.564 (RS21708)

Description

Letter opener w/ carved bulldog head on top; brass collar dividing knife from head.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1880-1910
Associated Building
Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.).
Material
carving (processes)
wood (plant material)
Object type
Written Communication T&E
Descriptive terms
Carved
carving (processes)
Dog
dog (animal)
figure- and animal-derived motifs
KNIFE, PAPER
letter openers
wood (plant material)
Dimensions
0.875 (W) (inches)
Accession Number
1998.564
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker
GUSN
19977

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