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Luncheon Knives

1969.3596.1-.10 (RS219876)

Description

A set of ten. Silver luncheon knives with ivory handles. Rounded blade with applied silver bands around the neck. Etched bird in the handle.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1820-1850
Associated Building
Original to Codman House (Lincoln, Mass.).
Material
ivory (tooth component)
plating (metal coating)
silver (metal)
Object type
Food Service T&E; Eating & Drinking Utensils
Descriptive terms
ivory (tooth component)
Knife, Eating
Knife, Luncheon
plating (metal coating)
silver (metal)
table knives
Accession Number
1969.3596.1-.10
Credit Line
Bequest of Dorothy S.F.M. Codman
GUSN
67101

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