Fish Knife

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

ca. 1830

GUSN

GUSN-48634

Description

Broad fiddle handle; short back midrib; square shoulders; notched, serpentine, perforated blade. Geometric slot decoration imitates fish scales.

Details

Descriptive Terms

fish knives
silver (metal)
plate (material)
Silver
KNIFE, FISH

Inscription

Struck: Har [circle with equator] Har wood [atop triangle] wood C See museum file for drawing. Unidentified pseudohallmarks.

Associated Building

Used At Rundlet-May House,

Maker

Possibly R & S Wood (Maker)

Object Type

Food Service T&E

Credit Line

Gift of Ralph May

Accession Number

1971.1484