1969.0067 Knife upper surface
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Knife (Butter knife)

  • Category:

    Metals

  • Creator (Role):

    E. Benjamin & Co (Maker)

  • Place of Origin:

    New Haven, Connecticut, New England, United States, North America

  • Date:

    1830-1840

  • Materials:

    Silver

  • Techniques:

    Engraved

  • Museum Object Number:

    1969.0067


  • Complete Details



Object Number

1969.0067

Object Name

Knife (Butter knife)

Category

Metals

Credit Line/Donor

Museum purchase with funds provided by the Bissell Fund

Creator (Role)

E. Benjamin & Co (Maker)

Place of Origin

New Haven, Connecticut, New England, United States, North America

Date

1830-1840

Mark or Signature or Inscription or Label

1. Mark; Handle, underside; "E.BENJAMIN & C\o/" with a superscript "o", stamped incuse
2. Inscription; Handle, upper surface, end; "OMO" engraved

Materials

Silver

Techniques

Engraved

Dimensions (inches)

7.835 (L) , 1.26 (W) , 1.0935 (Weight)

Dimensions (centimeters)

19.9 (L) , 3.2 (W) , 31 (Weight)

Object Description

Text available soon.

Bibliography and Bibliographic Notes

[Book] Belden, Louise C. 1980 Marks of American Silversmiths in the Ineson-Bissell Collection. 506 p.
An illustrated glossary of spoon terms, pp. 467-488
[Book] Bohan, Peter & Hammerslough, Philip H. 1970 Early Conneticut SIlver 1700-1840. 288 p.
Information on E. Benjamin & Co and example mark, pp. 222, 266