- Dinner knife. Overall S-shape, with silver-plated steel blade, upturned with rounded tip. Blade and bolster are one piece fitted into the top of a polished stag horn and held in place with a single brass pin. The butt is fitted with a rounded pommel, secured with two iron pins. Stained and scratched overall, plate is worn off the edges of the blade, and the pommel is loose.
- Blade is stamped: “Wm GREAVES & SONS”
- Maker is William Greaves & Sons, active 1816-1850 in Sheffield, England.
- Currently not on view
- Object Name
- knife, dinner
- Object Type
- Other Terms
- Knife, Dinner; Cutlery
- date made
- 1816- 1850
- place made
- United Kingdom: England, Sheffield, Sheffield
- Physical Description
- silver-plated steel (overall material)
- horn (handle material)
- metal, brass (pin material)
- overall: 5/8 in x 9 1/2 in x 1 in; 1.5875 cm x 24.13 cm x 2.54 cm
- ID Number
- accession number
- catalog number
- Data Source
- National Museum of American History
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