Dinner Knife

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1834

GUSN

GUSN-62554

Description

Round tipped; flat blade; 1 rib at mount for ivory hndl

Details

Descriptive Terms

table knives
ivory (tooth component)
plating (metal coating)
metal
Unidentified Metal
Plated
Vegetable Ivory
KNIFE, DINNER

Inscription

Marked on blade, ""J.RUSSELL & CO./ 1834"". Possibly Jonathan Russell, first of Ashford, CT, later of Geneva, NY susquently (b. 1770). See Belden, ""Marks of American Silversmiths in the Ineson-Bissell Collection,"" p. 368.

Associated Building

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

Additional Identification Number

P742.5

Maker

J. Russell & Co. (Manufacturer)

Location of Origin

Southbridge, MA, USA

Dimensions

10.125 (H) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Caroline Barr Wade

Accession Number

1955.418.5

Places

Massachusetts (United States)