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Dumfries Silver Collection

David Gray

Fish slice

Period:
19th Century
Description:

Maker’s mark: “DG”

Dumfries town marks: unicorn’s head, fouled anchor

 

Fish slices first appeared on dinner tables in about 1760. The pierced blade allowed the cooking juices to drain.

Materials/Media:
silver
Dimensions:
length 315mm, length (blade) 150mm, width (blade) 70mm
Source:
Dumfries Museum & Camera Obscura
Accession number:
DUMFM:2005.28
Digital Number:
DMSW038a, DMSW038b
Copyright:
Dumfries & Galloway Council


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