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

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)