Grape Shears

Collection Type

  • Cooking equipment

Date

1890-1900

GUSN

GUSN-47943

Description

Silver grape shears with fluted curved shanks, circular finger rings, and a circular pivot.

Details

Descriptive Terms

grape shears
silver (metal)
steel (alloy)
Shears, Grape
Silver
Steel
Reeding
Shears, Grape

Associated Building

Original to Codman House (Lincoln, Mass.),

Maker

Gorham Manufacturing Co. (Silversmith)

Location of Origin

Providence, RI, USA

Object Type

Food Service T&E; Serving Utensils

Credit Line

Bequest of Dorothy S.F.M. Codman

Accession Number

1969.664

Reference Notes

Carpenter, Charles Hope, Author. Gorham Silver, 1831-1981. New York: Dodd, Mead & Co., 1982.

Places

Rhode Island (United States)