Butter knife

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1857-1890

GUSN

GUSN-19705

Description

Butter knife, silver. Small w/ smooth unornamented surface. Handle and blade separated by narrow band. Fine point at blade tip.

Details

Descriptive Terms

butter knives
silver (metal)
Silver
KNIFE, BUTTER

Inscription

Engraved on blade: ""ROGERS SMITH & CO. WARRANTED""

Associated Building

Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.),

Maker

Possibly Rogers, Smith & Co. (Maker)

Location of Origin

Meriden, CT, USA

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker

Accession Number

1998.606.2

Reference Notes

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

Places

Connecticut (United States)