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Knife

Blade has almost no taper, rounded end

Marks

On the blade, stamped "J.NOWILL & SONS SHEFFIELD / ESTABLISHED.A.D.1700." crossed keys above the name and D and * below.

Provenance

Bought by the MFA for $10. (Accession Date: November 5, 1925)

Credit Line

Helen and Alice Colburn Fund

English (Sheffield), about 1860

Object Place

Sheffield, England

Accession Number

25.572

Medium or Technique

Metal

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Silver