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Fish knife

1998.5525 (RS24391)

Description

Silver fish knife acanthus leaves and oval decoration on handle, both sides. Curved blade top; pointed tip.

Details

Maker
Shreve, Stanwood & Co. (Maker)
Date
1860-1869
Inscriptions
Stamped on handle back: ""SHREVE STANWOOD & CO."" Engraved on handle back: ""TV to MTR""
Location of origin
Boston, 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
Acanthus
acanthus (motif)
fish knives
KNIFE, FISH
Silver
silver (metal)
Dimensions
1 (W) (inches)
Accession Number
1998.5525
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker
GUSN
24675
Reference Notes
Rainwater, Dorothy T., Author. American Silver Manufacturers. EVERYBODYS PRESS, 1966.

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