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Dessert Knife

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Birmingham Museums and Art Gallery

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Basic Information

Accession Number:1981M452.22
Collection:Applied Art - Silver
Date:1899 - 1900

Maker Information

Manufacturer:Elkington & Co Ltd - View history


Dessert knife from a set of 24 pieces. With a 1889-90, Sheffield hallmark, and the sponsor's mark of Frederick Elkington of Elkington & Co. The blade is set in 19th century Japanese scabbard knife handles called 'kozuka'

Presented by Mrs Anne Hull Grundy, 1981.

Further Information

Production Period:19th century
Medium:Silver blade, the handle of copper, gold and various soft alloys.
Place of Origin:Birmingham, Japan


Height:205 mm
Width:18 mm