Knife

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1850

GUSN

GUSN-64154

Description

Elongated blade with rounded and shaped end terminating in off-center pointed tip; underside edge is serrated. The front of the blade with machine stamped floral scroll on a stippled ground imitating “brite cut” work. Handle is a modified fiddle-shape with molded edges forming scrolls, terminating in ovoid end with printed tip.

Details

Descriptive Terms

knives
silver (metal)
stamping (forming)
Knife, Serving
Silver
Stamped
Knife, Serving

Inscription

1847 R.D.Al (A or D? or R?)

Associated Building

Original to Roseland Cottage (Woodstock, Conn.),

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

11.125 x 1.375 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Margaret Carson Holt

Accession Number

1970.825