Carving set

Carving set

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Description (Brief)
Three-piece carving set of a fork, knife, and steel. Each piece has celluloid handles engraved with images of griffins. The set is stored in an oval case covered with blue velvet and fitted with ornate metal hinges and clasp. Inside the lid is the Landers, Frary & Clark label.
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Object Name
Carving Set with Celluloid Handles
date made
after 1886
Landers, Frary & Clark
place made
United States: Connecticut, New Britain
Associated Place
United States: New Jersey
Physical Description
velvet (box material)
metal (overall material)
cellulose nitrate (cutlery handles material)
cloth (label/ lining material)
overall: 4 cm x 43 cm x 15 cm; 1 9/16 in x 16 15/16 in x 5 7/8 in
overall: 2 in x 17 in x 5 3/4 in; 5.08 cm x 43.18 cm x 14.605 cm
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catalog number
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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