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Accession # 1989.19.1
Maker R. Wallace & Sons Manufacturing Company
Title Dinner Knife
Date ca. 1885
Medium Silver-plate
Dimensions 9 1/4 x 7/8 x 7 1/16 in. (23.5 x 2.2 x 17.9 cm)
Marks stamped on blade: "R. WALLACE & SONS MFC. CO. / WARRANTED / 12 DWT. / WALLINGFORD, CONN" outlined on the cartouche.
Inscriptions no inscriptions
Signed Unsigned
Credit Line Gift of Joseph V. Garry
Location Visible Storage: Case 45, Drawer C
Description Plain straight blade. Handle has a slightly curved end. Straight sides of handle taper slightly toward the blade. Sides of handle are front and back with dense overall floral patterns, somewhat different on each side, against a dark stippled ground, set in elongated rectangular cutouts that follow the shape of the handle. Pattern Unknown. CONDITION - Blade shows normal wear with minor pitting of surface.