Fish knife

Object Number: 
1950.151
Date: 
1869-1888
Medium: 
Silver
Dimensions: 
Overall: 8 1/8 x 7/8 x 1 1/8 in. ( 20.6 x 2.2 x 2.9 cm )
Marks: 
engraved: on the handle: "B" in gothic script stamped: on the blade: "SHREVE CRUMP & LOW/ STERLING/ PATENT"
Description: 
Silver fish knife with a slightly upturned handle with chased scroll work and a spear-shaped reserve engraved, "B" in gothic script; molded joint fitted with a scalloped and curved blade; makers' marks stamped on the blade.
Gallery Label: 
This butter knife was given to the donor's mother, Marie Antoinette Baker Davis on the occassion of her marriage to Fellows Davis in 1871.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mr. Dudley Davis in memory of his mother Marie Antoinette Baker Davis
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group