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Carving Knife

1986.776.1 (RS24904)

Description

A sterling silver handle of elongated tear shape, molded in stylized petal, leaf(acanthus) and rib motif. It ends at a shaped guard.

Details

Maker
Possibly Gorham & Co. (Maker)
Date
1920-1950
Inscriptions
It is tarnished.
Location of origin
Providence, RI, USA
Associated Building
Original to Spencer-Peirce-Little Farm (Newbury, Mass.).
Material
foliation (pattern)
leaf (metal)
leaf (plant material)
silver (metal)
stainless steel
sterling silver
Object type
Food Processing T&E
Places
Rhode Island (United States)
Descriptive terms
carving knives
cookware
foliation (pattern)
KNIFE
Leaf
leaf (metal)
leaf (plant material)
Silver
silver (metal)
stainless steel
Steel
Sterling Silver
sterling silver
Dimensions
10 (H) (inches)
Accession Number
1986.776.1
Credit Line
Bequest of Amelia W. Little
GUSN
51119
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Title Table Knife Accession number 1986.773 Notes 1986.773 KNIFE, TABLE Relationship Similar item
Title Carving Fork Accession number 1986.776.2 Notes 1986.776 2 FORK Relationship Part of set

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