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18th-Century Knife

One Silver dinner knife with original blade - blade corroded. R - under J. Gilbert and another word which is not readable - another just the “W (crown) R”

Silver handles with flower or shell motif and a crest - man’s head in helmet over crown with Latin inscription above ”Virtus in _____”.

ACC 1985.3

OBJ 1985.3.1

4 5/8” silver handle; 6 1/2” blade - approx. 11” overall

Estimated date: 18th century

What visitors say

Thank you for guiding us through the Joel Lane House. It was very interesting and fun. There was a door in the kitchen. What was it for? I wish we had more time. Thank you once again.