Fish Slice

Fish Slice

c. 1824

Samuel Kirk

(American, 1793-1872)

fabricated by

Silver

Overall: 30.4 x 6.9 cm (11 15/16 x 2 11/16 in.)

Bequest of Margaret Virginia Tozzer 1972.349

Fun Fact

Look closely at the delicate details of this utensil. Often the decoration reveals the function of these special pieces. For what purpose do you think this was used?

See also
Collection: 
Decorative Arts
Type of artwork: 
Silver
Medium: 
Silver

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