Letter Opener

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

GUSN

GUSN-222499

Description

The letter opener has a handle of brass. At the tip of the handle, there is a sea shell design. Below that is a design of a bird in flight that is carrying a letter in its beak.

Details

Descriptive Terms

letter openers
brass (alloy)
Knife, Paper

Associated Building

Original to Phillips House (Salem, Mass.),

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

10/16 (W) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of the Stephen Phillips Memorial Charitable Trust for Historic Preservation

Accession Number

2006.44.2661.2