Fish Knife

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1871

GUSN

GUSN-51616

Description

Broad oval handle; curved blade with flared neck. "Japanese" pattern.

Details

Descriptive Terms

fish knives
casting (process)
engraving (printing process)
silver (metal)
figure- and animal-derived motifs
fishermen (people)
lotus (motif)
Picinae (subfamily)
Silver
Slip Cast
Stipple Engraved
Lotus
Fisherman
Woodpecker
KNIFE, FISH

Inscription

Engraved: B Struck: E TIFFANY & CO STERLING PAT. 1871.

Additional Identification Number

1987.392

Maker

Moore, Edward C., 1827 (Designer)
Tiffany & Co. (Manufacturer)

Location of Origin

New York, NY, USA

Object Type

Food Service T&E

Credit Line

Gift of Edwin Buckingham Sears

Accession Number

1987.392.1

Reference Notes

Carpenter, Charles H., Jr. and Mary Grace. Tiffany Silver. New York: Dodd, Mead & Co., 1982.

Places

New York state (United States)