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What is this?

Two-piece knife. Sterling silver handle is straight, narrow, and approximately twice the thickness of the blade, terminating in square with rounded corners. Straight blade with rounded end.

This is a dinner knife from United States. It is dated 1970–80 and we acquired it in 1992. Gift of William E. Woolfenden. This object is currently resting in our storage facility ZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZ

Its medium is

silver

Its dimensions are

L: 23 x W: 2 x D: 0.4 cm (9 1/16 x 13/16 x 3/16 in.)

It has the following markings

On side of handle: "PORTER BLANCHARD HANDMADE STERLING"

This object was designed by Porter Blanchard

This object was donated by William E. Woolfenden

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