Letter Knife

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1875-1899

GUSN

GUSN-68501

Description

Rectangular; pointed blade; twist handle with spines; monogrammed

Details

Descriptive Terms

letter openers
ivory (tooth component)
Vegetable Ivory
KNIFE, LETTER

Associated Person

Chase, Alice Bowdoin (Bradlee), 1846-1925

Associated Building

Original to Codman House (Lincoln, Mass.),

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

7.875 x 0.875 x 0.375 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Dorothy S.F.M. Codman

Accession Number

1969.2012