Engraved on front handle, in script: JLM; mark on back handle: HALSTED
15.2 × 3.8 cm (6 × 1 1/2 in.)
Gift of Richard and Nancy Spain
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Possibly made for John L. Manley (born about 1779), Philadelphia, PA, by 1785. James R. Manley (1782–1851, brother of John L. Manley), New York, NY, by 1851; by descent to his daughter Emma Catherine Embury (née Emma Catherine Manley), Brooklyn, NY; by descent to her son James W. Embury, Brooklyn, NY; by descent to his daughter Margaret Anne Brinckerhoff (née Margaret Anne Embury), East Orange, NJ; by descent to her son James Embury Brinckerhoff, South Orange, NJ; by descent to his daughter Anne L. Spain (née Anne L. Brinckerhoff), Broward County, FL; by descent to her son Richard C. Spain, Chicago [genealogical note from Richard C. Spain, copy in curatorial object file]; given to the Art Institute of Chicago, 2020.
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