F. R. Bard & Company. <em>Fish Slice</em>, second half 19th century. Silver, 1 5/8 x 12 1/2 x 2 7/8 in. (4.1 x 31.8 x 7.3 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Mrs. John H. Livingston, 1996.37.11. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 1996.37.11.jpg)

Fish Slice

Artist:F. R. Bard & Company

Medium: Silver

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:second half 19th century

Dimensions: 1 5/8 x 12 1/2 x 2 7/8 in. (4.1 x 31.8 x 7.3 cm)


Accession Number: 1996.37.11

Image: 1996.37.11.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Silver fish slice. Large, fin-shaped pierced blade that angles up slightly along right edge; this edge has scrolled contour. Blade decorated with incised decorations of a fish and seaweed; pierced comma-shaped holes along right side of blade. Continuous handle has narrow shaft that widens into oblong handle grip with grooved outline. Condition: Good; heavily tarnished, especially around handle.

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