Fruit Knife

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1880-1895

GUSN

GUSN-16838

Description

One of a set of six. Silver fruit knife with a mother of pearl handle and a pointed blade. Stamped floral band around the midsection.

Details

Descriptive Terms

fruit knives
silver (metal)
stamping (forming)
floral patterns
Knife, Eating
Knife, Fruit
Knife, Fruit

Inscription

Engraved with: H Stamped with mark on blade: LANDERS, FRARY & CLARK/AETNA WORKS

Additional Identification Number

1970.331c

Maker

Landers, Frary & Clark (Silversmith)

Location of Origin

New Britain, CT, USA

Object Type

Food Service T&E; Eating & Drinking Utensils

Credit Line

Bequest of Miss Henrietta Herthel

Accession Number

1970.331.3

Places

Connecticut (United States)