Dinner knife. Straight steel blade with rounded tip and chamfered bolster. Blade and bolster are one piece of steel with tang fitted into ivory handle with rounded corners, carved sides, and rounded butt. Tang is held in place with steel pin. Blade is scratched and stained, ivory is yellowed and crazed.
Blade is etched: “J. RUSSELL & CO/1834/GREEN RIVER WORKS” within double diamond.
Maker is John Russell & Company, Turner Falls, Massachusetts, 1834-present.
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