Box of nutpicks

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1857-1877

GUSN

GUSN-19910

Description

Part of set of 12 nutpicks. Silver w/ foliate detail. Pointed tip. Contained in original box w/ purple felt and satin-weave interior. Exterior black w/ foliate imprinted detail.

Details

Descriptive Terms

nutpicks
boxes (containers)
wood (plant material)
BOX

Inscription

Engraved on back of nutpick stem: ""* ROGERS.SMITH & CO. A1""

Associated Building

Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.),

Maker

Rogers, Smith & Co. (Maker)

Location of Origin

Meriden, CT, USA

Object Type

Food Service T&E

Dimensions

5.5 x 5.5 x 1 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker

Accession Number

1998.602.1

Reference Notes

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

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