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Fish Knife

Description

Broad oval handle; curved blade with flared neck. "Japanese" pattern.

Details

Maker
Moore, Edward C., 1827 (Designer)
Tiffany & Co. (Manufacturer)
Date
1871
Inscriptions
Engraved: B Struck: E TIFFANY & CO STERLING PAT. 1871.
Location of origin
New York, NY, USA
Material
casting (process)
engraving (printing process)
silver (metal)
Object type
Food Service T&E
Places
New York state (United States)
Descriptive terms
casting (process)
engraving (printing process)
figure- and animal-derived motifs
fish knives
Fisherman
fishermen (people)
KNIFE, FISH
Lotus
lotus (motif)
Picinae (subfamily)
Silver
silver (metal)
Slip Cast
Stipple Engraved
Woodpecker
Accession Number
1987.392.1
Credit Line
Gift of Edwin Buckingham Sears
GUSN
51616
Reference Notes
Carpenter, Charles H., Jr. and Mary Grace. Tiffany Silver. New York: Dodd, Mead & Co., 1982.

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