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Fish Knife

1971.1083.2 (RS233022)

Description

Silver fish knife with a pointed oval handle, rounded shoulders, and a notched rectangular blade. Etched scroll design.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1860-1880
Inscriptions
"R" (Engraved on the handle)
Location of origin
England
Associated Building
Original to Rundlet-May House (Portsmouth, N.H.).
Material
bright cutting
coin silver
silver (metal)
Object type
Food Service T&E; Eating & Drinking Utensils
Descriptive terms
bright cutting
Bright-Cut
Cartouche
coin silver
fish knives
Knife, Eating
Knife, Fish
Silver
silver (metal)
Accession Number
1971.1083.2
Credit Line
Gift of Ralph May
GUSN
6017

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