Carving Set

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

after 1886

GUSN

GUSN-181343

Description

Carving knife and fork with horn handles. A decorative silver ferrule covers where the handle is attached to the knife/fork. The fork has a guard that can pivot to be used as a rest. The patent for this is number 345044, issued on July 6, 1886.

Details

Descriptive Terms

carving knives
sterling silver
horn (animal material)
silver (metal)
Set, Carving

Inscription

"STERLING" (on ferrule)

Associated Building

Original to Phillips House (Salem, Mass.),

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Food Service T&E

Credit Line

Gift of the Stephen Phillips Memorial Charitable Trust for Historic Preservation

Accession Number

2006.44.1509