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Ice Cream Knife

Description

Oval handle; slightly curved blade. Foliate is on border; oval thread is on handle.

Details

Maker
Shreve, Brown & Co. (Silversmith)
Date
1857-1860
Inscriptions
Engraved: SFB [for Sarah Fletcher Bradlee] Struck: Shreve, Brown & Co. 925
Location of origin
Boston, MA, USA
Associated Building
Original to Codman House (Lincoln, Mass.).
Material
silver (metal)
Object type
Food Service T&E
Places
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
Cartouche
cartouches (ornament)
Fiddle Thread
Foliate
foliation (pattern)
ice-cream knives
KNIFE, ICE CREAM
Scroll
scrolling foliage
scrolls (motifs)
Silver
silver (metal)
Accession Number
1969.663
Credit Line
Bequest of Dorothy S.F.M. Codman
GUSN
47942
Reference Notes
Rainwater, Dorothy T., Author. American Silver Manufacturers. EVERYBODYS PRESS, 1966.

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