Fish Knife

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1875-1890

GUSN

GUSN-691

Description

Wavy handle with entwined foliate decoration; scalloped, snail-shaped spiral blade.

Details

Descriptive Terms

fish knives
silver (metal)
foliation (pattern)
scrolling foliage
spirals (geometric figures)
floral patterns
flowers (plants)
Silver
Spiral
Thistle
Foliate
KNIFE, FISH

Inscription

Struck on handle: MB Co. [Notecards in museum file, and accession book, say it is also struck: STERLING]

Additional Identification Number

1925.528.1

Maker

Meriden Britannia Co. (Silversmith)

Location of Origin

Meriden, CT, USA

Object Type

Food Service T&E

Accession Number

1925.528A

Places

Connecticut (United States)