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Dinner Knife

Description

Round tipped; flat blade; 1 rib at mount for ivory hndl

Details

Maker
J. Russell & Co. (Manufacturer)
Date
1834
Inscriptions
Marked on blade ""J. RUSSELL & CO./ 1834"". Possibly Jonathan Russell, first of Ashford, CT, later of Geneva, NY and of Auburn, NY (b. 1770). See Belden, ""Marks of American Silversmiths in the Ineson-Bissell Collection, "" p. 368.
Location of origin
Southbridge, MA, USA
Associated Building
Used at Barrett House (New Ipswich, N.H.).
Material
ivory (tooth component)
metal
plating (metal coating)
Object type
Food Service T&E
Places
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
ivory (tooth component)
KNIFE, DINNER
metal
Plated
plating (metal coating)
table knives
Unidentified Metal
Vegetable Ivory
Dimensions
10.125 (H) (inches)
Accession Number
1955.418.6
Credit Line
Bequest of Caroline Barr Wade
GUSN
62555

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