Knife

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1875

GUSN

GUSN-64159

Description

Silvered steel blade, fluted and tapering to point. Marked “AST STEEL” on blade with a ring guard at join to handle. Carved mother of pearl handle with stylized terminus; scrolled leaf decoration on silver neck ring.

Details

Descriptive Terms

knives
carving (processes)
mother of pearl
silver (metal)
steel (alloy)
Knife
Steel
Silver
Mother-of-Pearl
Carved
Knife

Associated Building

Original to Roseland Cottage (Woodstock, Conn.),

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

11.25 (H) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Margaret Carson Holt

Accession Number

1970.830