Knife and Sheath

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

GUSN

GUSN-181331

Description

Silver carving knife (a) and wooden sheath (b). Knife looks like a miniature sword with a silver colored metal handle that curves down at the end and has an ess-shaped curling rim where the handle meets the blade. Blade is silver. Sheath is a plain, unadorned, rectange made of wood.

Details

Descriptive Terms

carving knives
silverware
wood (plant material)
metal
silver (metal)
Knife

Inscription

"ATKINS-SILVER" (Marked on blade of knife)

Associated Building

Original to Phillips House (Salem, Mass.),

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

2 x 1/2 (WxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of the Stephen Phillips Memorial Charitable Trust for Historic Preservation

Accession Number

2006.44.1508AB