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Carving Knife

1986.604.1 (RS24893)

Description

Handles of natural, varigated horn and a steel cap at the tip, silver ring at the neck patterned with an egg and dart motif. Shaped knife blade.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1870-1910
Associated Building
Original to Spencer-Peirce-Little Farm (Newbury, Mass.).
Material
horn (animal material)
lip-vibrated aerophones with conical bore: with valves
silver (metal)
steel (alloy)
Object type
Food Processing T&E
Descriptive terms
carving knives
cookware
Horn
horn (animal material)
KNIFE
lip-vibrated aerophones with conical bore: with valves
Silver
silver (metal)
Steel
steel (alloy)
Dimensions
14.5 (H) (inches)
Accession Number
1986.604.1
Credit Line
Bequest of Amelia W. Little
GUSN
50992
Related Items
Title Carving Fork Accession number 1986.604.2 Notes 1986.604 2 FORK Relationship Part of set
Title Knife Steel Accession number 1986.604.3 Notes 1986.604 3 STEEL, KNIFE Relationship Part of set

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