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Fruit Knife

1971.944 (RS231978)

Description

Silver and bronze fruit knife. Bronze square handle with an Eastern design on the handle. Etched dragonflies and flowers on the silver blade.

Details

Maker
Gorham Manufacturing Co. (Maker)
Date
1880
Location of origin
Providence, RI, USA
Associated Building
Original to Rundlet-May House (Portsmouth, N.H.).
Material
silver (metal)
Object type
Food Service T&E; Eating & Drinking Utensils
Places
Rhode Island (United States)
Descriptive terms
Bamboo
Bright-Cut
Bronze
fruit knives
Japonais
Knife, Eating
Knife, Fruit
Silver
silver (metal)
Slip Cast
Accession Number
1971.944
Credit Line
Gift of Ralph May
GUSN
5683
Reference Notes
Carpenter, Charles Hope, Author. Gorham Silver, 1831-1981. New York: Dodd, Mead & Co., 1982.

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