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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 the excellent tour of the Joel Lane House.  I learned a lot about the history of Raleigh as well as the Joel Lane House.  I learned how harsh conditions were back then and how we take for granted things they did not have back then.  The structure of houses has really changed a lot since the Joel Lane House was built.

Matt