Pocket knife

Object Number: 
INV.14554
Date: 
ca. 1850
Medium: 
Silver
Dimensions: 
overall when open: 5 7/8 x 3/4 x 1/4 in. ( 14.9 x 1.9 x 0.6 cm )
Marks: 
stamped: on the blade: Nordic bust in an oval, "T/ &/ W" in gothic script in a cartouche, arm and hammer in an oval engraved: on the blade: "Day" in script
Description: 
Cast silver pocket knife with an oval handle with foliate scroll decoration; flat pointed blade with one sharp edge, folds into the handle; blade engraved, 'Day" in script; maker's marks stamped on the blade.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Louise Stafford Gilder, 12/14/73
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group