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Fish Knife

Description

Wavy handle with entwined foliate decoration; scalloped, snail-shaped spiral blade.

Details

Maker
Meriden Britannia Co. (Silversmith)
Date
1875-1890
Inscriptions
Struck on handle: MB Co. [Notecards in museum file, and accession book, say it is also struck: STERLING]
Location of origin
Meriden, CT, USA
Material
silver (metal)
Object type
Food Service T&E
Places
Connecticut (United States)
Descriptive terms
fish knives
floral patterns
flowers (plants)
Foliate
foliation (pattern)
KNIFE, FISH
scrolling foliage
Silver
silver (metal)
Spiral
spirals (geometric figures)
Thistle
Accession Number
1925.528A
GUSN
691

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