Carving Knife

Collection Type

  • Cooking equipment

Date

1920-1950

GUSN

GUSN-51119

Description

A sterling silver handle of elongated tear shape, molded in stylized petal, leaf(acanthus) and rib motif. It ends at a shaped guard.

Details

Descriptive Terms

carving knives
cookware
leaf (plant material)
foliation (pattern)
leaf (metal)
silver (metal)
stainless steel
sterling silver
leaf (plant material)
foliation (pattern)
leaf (metal)
Steel
Sterling Silver
Leaf
Silver
KNIFE

Inscription

It is tarnished.

Associated Building

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

Maker

Possibly Gorham & Co. (Maker)

Location of Origin

Providence, RI, USA

Dimensions

10 (H) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Amelia W. Little

Accession Number

1986.776.1

Places

Rhode Island (United States)

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