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Knife

Description

Small knife; round-ended steel blade; tapered wood handle with pewter cap at the connection of the blade and handle; pewter pins hold handle in place.

Details

Maker
J. Russell & Co. (Maker)
Date
1820-1860
Inscriptions
Impressed into the knife blade is: J. RUSSELL & Co./GREEN RIVER WORKS .
Location of origin
USA
Associated Building
Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.).
Material
pewter (tin alloy)
steel (alloy)
tin (metal)
wood (plant material)
Object type
Food Service T&E
Descriptive terms
Knife
knives
Pewter
pewter (tin alloy)
Steel
steel (alloy)
tin (metal)
Wood
wood (plant material)
Dimensions
25 3/8 (H) (inches)
Accession Number
1991.1140.1
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
3354
Related Items
Title Fork Accession number 1991.1140.2 Notes 1991.1140 2 FORK Relationship Part of set

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