Fish Knife

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1860-1880

GUSN

GUSN-6017

Description

Silver fish knife with a pointed oval handle, rounded shoulders, and a notched rectangular blade. Etched scroll design.

Details

Descriptive Terms

fish knives
bright cutting
coin silver
silver (metal)
Knife, Eating
Knife, Fish
Silver
Cartouche
Bright-Cut
Knife, Fish

Inscription

"R" (Engraved on the handle)

Associated Building

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

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

England

Object Type

Food Service T&E; Eating & Drinking Utensils

Credit Line

Gift of Ralph May

Accession Number

1971.1083.2

Places

Possibly
Possibly