Carving Set

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

GUSN

GUSN-187781

Description

Set of carving knife and fork with ivory handles. The handle is capped by a silver tip decorated with two ram heads. The fork has a retractable guard.

Details

Descriptive Terms

carving knives
ivory (tooth component)
sterling silver
silver (metal)
Set, Carving

Inscription

"JR" (Silver mark on end cap, also three other marks: alion, two castles and a profile.)

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

2006.44.1507