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Dinner knife

Description

.1-.11: "Set" of pistol handled knives; .3, .4, .5, .7, .8 have matching handles but different blades; raised leaf design at end of handle. All stamped. .1, .2, .6, .10, .9= of various design, in general a shell motif at end of handle. .2= stamped .6= "I.W." .11= green dyed ivory handle w/ silver tip in scallop shape. Blade marked "[see drawing]/ L"

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1700-1799
Associated Building
Gilman Garrison House (Exeter, N.H.).
Material
silver (metal)
wood (plant material)
Object type
Food Service T&E
Descriptive terms
KNIFE, DINNER
Silver
silver (metal)
table knives
wood (plant material)
Accession Number
1966.1369.6
Credit Line
Bequest of William Perry Dudley
GUSN
26261

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