Pocket knife

Object Number: 
INV.14536a
Date: 
ca. 1850
Medium: 
Silver object needs numbering
Dimensions: 
overall when open: 6 3/8 x 3/4 x 1/4 in. ( 16.2 x 1.9 x 0.6 cm )
Marks: 
stamped: on the blade: "W. G. & S" in a rectangle besides an eagle in an oval, "A/ C" in a dimond and a bust in an oval
Description: 
Cast silver pocket knife with an oval handle with foliate decoration; flat pointed blade with one sharp edge, folds into the handle; makers' 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