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Fish knife

Fish knife
Fish knife
Fish knife
Title
Fish knife
Date 
ca. 1835-1845
Medium 
Silver
Dimensions 
Overall: 7 1/8 x 1 1/8 x 3/8 in. ( 18.1 x 2.9 x 1 cm )
Description 
silver fish knife with a threaded handle with shell decoration and an anthemion finial with a beaded band below, cast in vertical halves; handle engraved, "WADP" in script; molded stem and rattail drop on a flat blade with one scalloped side curving to a point at the top; maker's mark stamped on the underside of the blade.
Credit Line 
Gift of Catherine Augusta De Peyster
Object Number 
1911.63
Marks 
engraved: on the handle: "WADP" in script stamped: on the blade: "Rock{?]" in script in an oval
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group