Cake Knife

Collection Type

  • Cooking equipment

Date

1850-1900

GUSN

GUSN-48667

Description

Oval upturned handle. Threaded on the front and back. Raised floral drop. Trianglar shaped head or slice with a rounded tip and teardrop shaped punctures. Center of the slice engraved with two birds and the edges are engraved with scrolls.

Details

Descriptive Terms

cake knives
silver (metal)
plate (material)
figure- and animal-derived motifs
Aves (class)
floral patterns
scrolls (motifs)
Silver
Scroll
Floral
Raised
Bird
Crane
KNIFE, CAKE

Inscription

Engraved on the front handle: MSR Struck on the back handle: Y.S. & Co A1 [o is underlined and raised]

Associated Building

Used At Rundlet-May House,

Maker

YS & Co. (Maker)

Location of Origin

USA

Object Type

Food Service T&E

Dimensions

9.938 x 2.938 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Ralph May

Accession Number

1971.1859

Places

New Hampshire (United States)