This object is currently resting in our storage facility. There is one other image of this object. This object has no known copyright, and as such we offer a high-resolution image of it. See our image rights statement.

 

See more objects with the color rosybrown grey dimgrey or see all the colors for this object.

Object Timeline

1985

  • We acquired this object.

2004

2006

2015

2016

  • You found it!

Knife (probably Netherlands), ca. 1750

This is a knife. It is dated ca. 1750 and we acquired it in 1985. Its medium is silver, agate, steel. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was donated by Eleanor L. Metzenberg and catalogued by S. Wilmering. It is credited The Robert L. Metzenberg Collection, gift of Eleanor L. Metzenberg.

Its dimensions are

L x W: 24.5 x 2.9 cm (9 5/8 x 1 1/8 in.)

It has the following markings

On each piece in set: Dutch import mark: " ..ZII " ; Tardy, SILVER, 1981, p.327

Cite this object as

Knife (probably Netherlands), ca. 1750; silver, agate, steel; L x W: 24.5 x 2.9 cm (9 5/8 x 1 1/8 in.); The Robert L. Metzenberg Collection, gift of Eleanor L. Metzenberg; 1985-103-118-b

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition Feeding Desire: Design and the Tools of the Table, 1500-2005.

This object has no known Copyright restrictions.

You are welcome to use this image in compliance with our terms of use.

For higher resolution or commercial use contact ArtResource.

If you would like to cite this object in a Wikipedia article please use the following template:

<ref name=CH>{{cite web |url=https://collection.cooperhewitt.org/objects/18803685/ |title=Knife (probably Netherlands), ca. 1750 |author=Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum |accessdate=24 May 2016 |publisher=Smithsonian Institution}}</ref>

If you would like to tell us more about an object or have found an error in an object record, please let us know!