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Grape Shears

1969.664 (RS225135)

Description

Silver grape shears with fluted curved shanks, circular finger rings, and a circular pivot.

Details

Maker
Gorham Manufacturing Co. (Silversmith)
Date
1890-1900
Location of origin
Providence, RI, USA
Associated Building
Original to Codman House (Lincoln, Mass.).
Material
silver (metal)
steel (alloy)
Object type
Food Service T&E; Serving Utensils
Places
Rhode Island (United States)
Descriptive terms
grape shears
Reeding
Shears, Grape
Silver
silver (metal)
Steel
steel (alloy)
Accession Number
1969.664
Credit Line
Bequest of Dorothy S.F.M. Codman
GUSN
47943
Reference Notes
Carpenter, Charles Hope, Author. Gorham Silver, 1831-1981. New York: Dodd, Mead & Co., 1982.

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