Fish knife

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1860-1869

GUSN

GUSN-24675

Description

Silver fish knife acanthus leaves and oval decoration on handle, both sides. Curved blade top; pointed tip.

Details

Descriptive Terms

fish knives
silver (metal)
acanthus (motif)
Silver
Acanthus
KNIFE, FISH

Inscription

Stamped on handle back: ""SHREVE STANWOOD & CO."" Engraved on handle back: ""TV to MTR""

Associated Building

Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.),

Maker

Shreve, Stanwood & Co. (Maker)

Location of Origin

Boston, MA, USA

Object Type

Food Service T&E

Dimensions

1 (W) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker

Accession Number

1998.5525

Reference Notes

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

Places

Massachusetts (United States)