Dessert Knife

Dessert Knife

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Description
Dessert knife having a blunt-tip blade with integral single-groove ("Yankee") bolster and flat, rounded-edge ivory block handle; tang is secured with a single pin near center of handle. Incuse banded oval mark on blade with “LAMSON & GOODNOW / M.F.G. Co” in sans serif and serif letters surrounding a sideways fouled anchor.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
knife
Object Type
cutlery
Other Terms
Knife, Dessert; Cutlery
date made
1900 - 1910
maker
Lamson & Goodnow
place made
United States: Massachusetts, Shelburne Falls
Physical Description
steel, silver-plated (blade material)
ivory (handle material)
iron (pin material)
Measurements
overall: 1/2 in x 7 7/8 in x 3/4 in; 1.27 cm x 20.0025 cm x 1.905 cm
ID Number
1986.0531.174
accession number
1986.0531
catalog number
1986.0531.174
subject
Eating
Knives
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Cultural and Community Life: Domestic Life
Domestic Furnishings
Food
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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