Bose, Jean M.

Table Knife

Large Table Knife

Large Table Knife

Description:

Large table-type knife with rusted blade, shank with beaded design, a probably silver handle which flares out near the end to an egg shape and end in a small round section. The engraved design on the handle is intricate, with much beading. Two long column like motifs, one on either side; and a flower motif on the round section. Condition: Blade is generally rusted, and worn on the cutting edge. In general grooves in shank and handle are filled with earth. History: Found in Gates Creek.

Keywords:

knife, household equipment, tableware

Source:

Bose, Jean M.

Date of Object:

c.a. 1930

Accession #:

984.31.01

Dimensions:

16.5 cm L x 2 cm W x 1.5 cm H

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