Carving knife

Carving knife
Carving knife
Carving knife
Title
Carving knife
Date 
1875-1889
Medium 
Stainless steel, faux ivory
Dimensions 
Overall: 20 1/4 x 1 3/4 x 1 1/2 in. ( 51.4 x 4.4 x 3.8 cm )
Description 
Stainless steel flat blade with rounded end; faux ivory handle; squared silver handle socket composed of tapered rectangular cuff with engraved flowers enclosing joint with large oblong ivory handle; ivory handle engraved "D'W." in gothic-style characters; maker's mark stamped on the blade.
Credit Line 
Gift of Miss Julia Ethel Brown
Object Number 
1956.29
Marks 
engraved: on the handle: "D' W." in gothic script stamped: on the blade: "M. PRICE/ SAN FRAN"
Gallery Label 
This carving knife was used by the Dewitt family of New York.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group