Dinner knife

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1700-1799

GUSN

GUSN-26263

Description

.1-.11: "Set" of pistol handled knives; .3, .4, .5, .7, .8 have matching handles but different blades; raised leaf design at end of handle. All stamped. .1, .2, .6, .10, .9= of various design, in general a shell motif at end of handle. .2= stamped .6= "I.W." .11= green dyed ivory handle w/ silver tip in scallop shape. Blade marked "[see drawing]/ L"

Details

Descriptive Terms

table knives
silver (metal)
wood (plant material)
Silver
KNIFE, DINNER

Associated Building

Gilman Garrison House (Exeter, N.H.),

Maker

Unknown

Credit Line

Bequest of William Perry Dudley

Accession Number

1966.1369.8