Knife (England), 18th century
This is a Knife. It was made by William Boswell. It is dated 18th century and we acquired it in 1957. Its medium is agate, silver, steel. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.
Its dimensions are
L x W x D: 20.6 x 1.6 x 1.6 cm (8 1/8 x 5/8 x 5/8 in.)
It has the following markings
On blade: sword indicating London and a "Y" indicating William Boswell.
Cite this object as
Knife (England), 18th century; Made by William Boswell ; agate, silver, steel; L x W x D: 20.6 x 1.6 x 1.6 cm (8 1/8 x 5/8 x 5/8 in.); Gift of Francis B. Lothrop, Mrs. George Batchelder, and Jordan Abbott; 1957-29-3-c
This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition Feeding Desire: Design and the Tools of the Table, 1500-2005.