Letter opener

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1900-1930

GUSN

GUSN-17826

Description

Engraved brass letter opener w/ bats and owls decoration. Bat handle--removable. Blade shaped like machete. Owl and moon carved on one side, bat on other side.

Details

Descriptive Terms

letter openers
brass (alloy)
carving (processes)
figure- and animal-derived motifs
bat (animal)
owl (bird)
Brass
Carved
Bat
Owl
KNIFE, PAPER

Associated Building

Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.),

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

12 x 1.25 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker

Accession Number

1998.1967