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Cake Knife

1971.1493 (RS118207)

Description

Upturned oval handle with a short front rib. Handle front is engraved in foliate script (machine). Flat slice is pointed with oval shaped piercings and machine engraved foliate patterns on the front.

Details

Maker
Bodge, H. S. (Maker)
Date
1850-1870
Inscriptions
Incised: H.S. BODGE. Marked in a rectangle on the handle back is: Coin.
Location of origin
USA
Associated Building
Used At Rundlet-May House. Original to Rundlet-May House (Portsmouth, N.H.).
Material
coin silver
perforating
silver (metal)
Object type
Food Service T&E
Descriptive terms
cake knives
coin silver
KNIFE, CAKE
Perforated
perforating
Scroll
scrolls (motifs)
Silver
silver (metal)
Dimensions
8.875 x 2.5 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1971.1493
Credit Line
Gift of Ralph May
GUSN
48642

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