Butter Knife

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1890-1910

GUSN

GUSN-187940

Description

Butter knife with ivory handle. Collar is convex with a ridge rnning around the middle.

Details

Descriptive Terms

butter knives
silver (metal)
Knife, Butter

Inscription

"1834 / RUSSEL &CO / 12" (Partial makers mark on knife blade is mostly worn away)

Associated Building

Original to Phillips House (Salem, Mass.),

Maker

Probably J. Russell & Co. Green River Works (Manufacturer)

Dimensions

3/4 x 1/2 (WxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of the Stephen Phillips Memorial Charitable Trust for Historic Preservation

Accession Number

2006.44.1505.2

Places

Probably Massachusetts (United States)
Probably Greenfield (Franklin county, Massachusetts)