Letter Opener

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1875-1900

GUSN

GUSN-62524

Description

Black patinated steel letter opener with rounded point and tapered blade. Brass inlay of a nightingale in pine branches, woman and child below.

Details

Descriptive Terms

letter openers
bronze (metal)
copper (metal)
Copper
Bronze
Knife, Paper

Associated Building

Used at Barrett House (New Ipswich, N.H.),

Additional Identification Number

P732

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Written Communication T&E

Dimensions

9 1/4 (H) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Caroline Barr Wade

Accession Number

1955.409

Places

New York state (United States)