Cake Knife

Collection Type

  • Cooking equipment

Date

1850-1870

GUSN

GUSN-48642

Description

Upturned oval handle with a short front rib. Handle front is engraved in foliate script (machine). Flat slice is pointed with oval shaped piercings and machine engraved foliate patterns on the front.

Details

Descriptive Terms

cake knives
coin silver
perforating
silver (metal)
scrolls (motifs)
Silver
Perforated
Scroll
KNIFE, CAKE

Inscription

Incised: H.S. BODGE. Marked in a rectangle on the handle back is: Coin.

Associated Building

Used At Rundlet-May House,

Maker

Bodge, H. S. (Maker)

Location of Origin

USA

Dimensions

8.875 x 2.5 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Ralph May

Accession Number

1971.1493