Butter knife

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1857-1890

GUSN

GUSN-19706

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

Object Type

Food Service T&E

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker

Accession Number

1998.606.3

Reference Notes

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

Places

Connecticut (United States)