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: 19.7 x 1.5 x 1.5 cm (7 3/4 x 9/16 x 9/16 in.)
It has the following markings
On blade: sword indicating London and a "Y" indicating William Boswell.
Cite this object as
Knife (England); Made by William Boswell ; agate, silver, steel; L x W x D: 19.7 x 1.5 x 1.5 cm (7 3/4 x 9/16 x 9/16 in.); Gift of Francis B. Lothrop, Mrs. George Batchelder, and Jordan Abbott; 1957-29-3-f
This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition Feeding Desire: Design and the Tools of the Table, 1500-2005.