Artist:Gorham Manufacturing Company
Medium: Silver, bronze, gilding
Dimensions: 3/16 x 7 3/4 x 7/8 in. (0.5 x 19.7 x 2.2 cm)
Accession Number: 1997.66.6
Catalogue Description: Fruit knife with japonisme-inspired decorations, part of a set of six. Silver blade is an arched rectangle shape with pointed tip, curving sides, and flare at handle juncture; etched motifs of bamboo stalks and butterflies. Straight rectangular bronze handle molded on both sides with identical scene of crouching man in landscape with bamboo trees; gilded accents. Condition: Good; shows some wear and loss to gilding.