- Dessert knife, one of a set of six (1988.763.4-9). Straight steel blade with rounded tip and “yankee” style bolster fitted into tapered ivory handle with rounded sides and butt. Tang is held in place with steel pin through side of handle. Blade is scratched and abraded, with minor corrosion and rust. Ivory is yellowed, crack near bolster.
- Blade is stamped: “CLEMENT HAWKES /& MAYNARD”
- Maker is the Clement Hawkes & Maynard Manufacturing Company, founded in 1866 in Northampton, Massachusetts. The company was reorganized circa 1882 as the Clement Cutlery Company.
- Currently not on view
- Object Name
- knife, dessert
- Object Type
- Other Terms
- Knife, Dessert; Cutlery
- place made
- United States: Massachusetts, Northampton
- Physical Description
- metal, steel (overall material)
- ivory (handle material)
- overall: 3/8 in x 8 in x 3/4 in;.9525 cm x 20.32 cm x 1.905 cm
- ID Number
- accession number
- catalog number
- Credit Line
- Gift of Bernard R. Levine
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- Home and Community Life: Domestic Life
- Domestic Furnishings
- Data Source
- National Museum of American History
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