Paper knife

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

ca. 1905

GUSN

GUSN-48681

Description

Swelled oval handle culminating in cartouche; full rib blade.

Details

Descriptive Terms

letter openers
silver (metal)
steel (alloy)
foliation (pattern)
scrolling foliage
Silver
Steel
Foliate
KNIFE, PAPER

Inscription

Engraved and struck on handle: ""Ralph May/ June 22, 1905/ STERLING""

Associated Building

Original to Rundlet-May House (Portsmouth, N.H.),

Maker

Unknown

Credit Line

Gift of Ralph May

Accession Number

1971.1873