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Fish knife

Item Information

Title:
Fish knife
Description:
By silversmith Robert Hennell. Engraved blade shows central image of a fish and a monogram (possibly MLW); bears standard mark and city mark for London, hallmark for Robert Hennell (oval with RH), and date mark (h) for 1783.
Creator:
Hennell, Robert
Date:
[ca. 1783]
Format:
Objects/Artifacts
Genre:
Fish knives
Location:
Special Collections and University Archives, University of Massachusetts Amherst Libraries
Collection (local):
Brinley Family Papers
Series:
Series 4. Art and artifacts
Subjects:
Silverware
Extent:
1 silver fish knife
Link to Item:
Terms of Use:
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Notes:
Gift of Jane M. Gardiner and Paul Cuff, 2014.
Language:
English
Identifier:
mums161-s04-i002