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Knife Rest

1986.601 (RS24879)

Description

Comprised of two full bodied figures of hunting dogs, that are in a pointing position on elongated octagonal bases. They are connected by a single rod soldered to their backs.

Details

Maker
Wilcox Silver Plate Co. (Maker)
Date
1890-1910
Inscriptions
the manufacturing mark is on the bottom: Quadruple Plate/Wilcox Silver Plate/Meriden, Conn/1557.
Location of origin
Meriden, CT, USA
Associated Building
Original to Spencer-Peirce-Little Farm (Newbury, Mass.).
Material
plate (material)
silver (metal)
soldering
Object type
Food Service T&E
Places
Connecticut (United States)
Descriptive terms
Dog
dog (animal)
figure- and animal-derived motifs
knife rests
plate (material)
REST, KNIFE
Silver
silver (metal)
Soldered
soldering
Dimensions
1.125 x 3.375 x 2 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1986.601
Credit Line
Bequest of Amelia W. Little
GUSN
50990

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