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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

Visiting the Joel Lane House was like going back in time.  Thank you so much for showing us the house of Joel Lane.  Its interesting to see how the founder of Wake County lived.

Kayla