Dinner knife

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1840-1950

GUSN

GUSN-19698

Description

Part of set of 25 Reed and Barton knives in original boxes. Wide and smooth knife blade connected to smooth handle, thinner at its base and wider at its tip. No ornamentation other than small floral trademark at base of handle.

Details

Descriptive Terms

table knives
silver (metal)
Silver
KNIFE, DINNER

Inscription

Engraved on blade: ""REED & BARTON""

Associated Building

Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.),

Maker

Reed & Barton (Maker)

Location of Origin

Taunton, MA, USA

Object Type

Food Service T&E

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker

Accession Number

1998.603.24

Reference Notes

Rainwater, Dorothy T., Author. American Silver Manufacturers. EVERYBODYS PRESS, 1966.

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