Knife

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1820-1860

GUSN

GUSN-3354

Description

Small knife; round-ended steel blade; tapered wood handle with pewter cap at the connection of the blade and handle; pewter pins hold handle in place.

Details

Descriptive Terms

knives
wood (plant material)
pewter (tin alloy)
steel (alloy)
tin (metal)
Steel
Wood
Pewter
Knife

Inscription

Impressed into the knife blade is: J. RUSSELL & Co./GREEN RIVER WORKS .

Associated Building

Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.),

Related Items

Title Fork Accession Number 1991.1140.2

Maker

J. Russell & Co. (Maker)

Location of Origin

USA

Object Type

Food Service T&E

Dimensions

25 3/8 (H) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1991.1140.1