Fish Knife

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1860-1875

GUSN

GUSN-66967

Description

Fiddle handle; short front midrib; rounded shoulders; pierced blade. Cartouche has Japanese landscape scene. Forms a pair with 1971. 290 B, fish-serving fork.

Details

Descriptive Terms

fish knives
engraving (printing process)
silver (metal)
cartouches (ornament)
Silver
Stipple Engraved
Fiddle Thread
Cartouche
S Curve
KNIFE, FISH

Inscription

Engraved: M Struck: [bust] F [lion passant] (Unidentified pseudohallmark)

Additional Identification Number

1971.290

Maker

Unknown

Credit Line

Museum Accession

Accession Number

1971.290A