Dinner Knife

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1860-1870

GUSN

GUSN-48691

Description

Silver dinner knife with a hammered oval handle and a rounded blade.

Details

Descriptive Terms

knives
silver (metal)
Knife, Eating
Knife, Dinner
Knife, Dinner

Inscription

"Ralph May" (Engraved on the back of the handle)

Associated Building

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

Maker

Palmer & Bachelders (Maker)

Location of Origin

Boston, MA, USA

Object Type

Food Service T&E; Eating & Drinking Utensils

Credit Line

Gift of Ralph May

Accession Number

1971.1884.1

Reference Notes

Rainwater, Dorothy T., Author. American Silver Manufacturers. EVERYBODYS PRESS, 1966.

Places

Massachusetts (United States)