This old knife was traditionally used for slicing bread. I see no maker on either the ferrule or the blade but the blade is faintly etched “Bread”. The knife has a long blade and a round, slightly tapered wood handle that has a few small flowers painted on it. The flowers may or may not be original but they are on the same side that the blade is etched. I believe this is probably from the late 1800’s to early 1900’s and it would look very nice with an old bread board.
Overall it measures about 13 1/8” in length and the blade portion measures almost 8” long. The widest varies slightly but measures about 1 1/8” wide. It is in nice but used condition with age wear, some pitting and scratches to the metal. This has been used and sharpened over the years but appears to have a nice edge. The wood handle has some scratch wear and stains and the paint is worn.
The pictures are not shown at actual size. Please refer to the description for actual measurements.
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