Knife Rest

Collection Type

  • Cooking equipment

Date

1890-1910

GUSN

GUSN-50990

Description

Comprised of two full bodied figures of hunting dogs, that are in a pointing position on elongated octagonal bases. They are connected by a single rod soldered to their backs.

Details

Descriptive Terms

knife rests
silver (metal)
plate (material)
soldering
figure- and animal-derived motifs
dog (animal)
Silver
Soldered
Dog
REST, KNIFE

Inscription

the manufacturing mark is on the bottom: Quadruple Plate/Wilcox Silver Plate/Meriden, Conn/1557.

Associated Building

Original to Spencer-Peirce-Little Farm (Newbury, Mass.),

Maker

Wilcox Silver Plate Co. (Maker)

Location of Origin

Meriden, CT, USA

Object Type

Food Service T&E

Dimensions

1.125 x 3.375 x 2 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Amelia W. Little

Accession Number

1986.601

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