Fish Knife

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1850-1860

GUSN

GUSN-618

Description

Pointed oval handle; raised V drop; serpentine blade. Beading is on handle.

Details

Descriptive Terms

fish knives
beading (edging pattern)
beading (process)
silver (metal)
beading (edging pattern)
beading (process)
foliation (pattern)
scrolling foliage
Silver
Beaded
Foliate
KNIFE, FISH

Inscription

Engraved: MGC Struck: Henry B. Stanwood G & S (inside ovals linked 1 by circle) 52 8 (See museum file for drawing.)

Associated Building

Original to Codman House (Lincoln, Mass.),

Maker

Stanwood, Henry B. (Silversmith)

Location of Origin

Boston, MA, USA

Credit Line

Bequest of Dorothy S.F.M. Codman

Accession Number

1969.763

Places

Massachusetts (United States)