Knife sharpener

Collection Type

  • Armament

Date

1790-1820

GUSN

GUSN-17088

Description

Steel prong is approx. 5" from its base to tip. Shape of prong is pyramidal, with an average diameter of 1 1/8". Prong is mounted to a green bone handle by a turned ring. Handle has an ellipsoidal shape and is rounded at the end.

Details

Descriptive Terms

bone (material)
steel (alloy)
Steel
Bone
STEEL

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Metalworking T&E

Dimensions

8.375 (H) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Ellen A. Robbins Stone

Accession Number

1917.1205