Silver : An American Art Form
Object Name:
Knife, Butter
Date:
1870
Description:
Knife for use with butter; flower pattern on handle; also the letters "MAD"; engraved on back of handle "Pat'd. Mar. 14, 1870"; engraved on blade: "REED & BARTON 3"
Object ID:
2001.001.0070
Dimensions:
W-1 L-7.25 inches
Material:
Silver
Notes:
"Henry G. Reed and Charles E. Barton first worked together as craftsman at a small silversmith manufacturing company. They honed their craft while moving up the ranks in the company. In 1824, the men became presidents and re-named the company to Reed & Barton; founding the brand we know today. They carried their deep respect for quality and craftsmanship throughout their career."
"About Us." Reed and Barton. 2020. reedandbarton.com/pages/about-us.
Made:
Reed & Barton
Place of Origin:
USA
Related Publications:
"About Us." Reed and Barton. 2020. reedandbarton.com/pages/about-us.
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