Luncheon Knives

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1820-1850

GUSN

GUSN-67101

Description

A set of ten. Silver luncheon knives with ivory handles. Rounded blade with applied silver bands around the neck. Etched bird in the handle.

Details

Descriptive Terms

table knives
ivory (tooth component)
plating (metal coating)
silver (metal)
Knife, Eating
Knife, Luncheon
Knife, Luncheon

Associated Building

Original to Codman House (Lincoln, Mass.),

Maker

Unknown

Credit Line

Bequest of Dorothy S.F.M. Codman

Accession Number

1969.3596.1-.10