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Fish Knife

1971.1484 (RS80679)

Description

Broad fiddle handle; short back midrib; square shoulders; notched, serpentine, perforated blade. Geometric slot decoration imitates fish scales.

Details

Maker
Possibly R & S Wood (Maker)
Date
ca. 1830
Inscriptions
Struck: Har [circle with equator] Har wood [atop triangle] wood C See museum file for drawing. Unidentified pseudohallmarks.
Associated Building
Used At Rundlet-May House. Original to Rundlet-May House (Portsmouth, N.H.).
Material
plate (material)
silver (metal)
Object type
Food Service T&E
Descriptive terms
fish knives
KNIFE, FISH
plate (material)
Silver
silver (metal)
Accession Number
1971.1484
Credit Line
Gift of Ralph May
GUSN
48634

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