Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Cake Knife

Maker:
John R. Wendt (1826–1907)
Retailer:
Ball, Black & Co. (American, New York, 1851–1874)
Date:
ca. 1865
Geography:
Made in New York, New York, United States
Culture:
American
Medium:
Silver
Dimensions:
13 x 1 5/8 in. (33 x 4.1 cm)
Classification:
Silver
Credit Line:
Gift of David Allen Hanks, in memory of Elizabeth Dixon Hanks, 2005
Accession Number:
2005.321.1
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 774
Inscription: [Engraved on back of handle in script]: C. L. B.

Marking: [Marked on back of blade]: BALL, BLACK & CO. / PATENT / 325 (incuse)
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