Knife, ca. 1750 silver, agate, steel. The Robert L. Metzenberg Collection, gift of Eleanor L. Metzenberg. 1985-103-118-b.
What is this?
Sabre-shaped blade with plain bolster. Octagonal silver ferrule. Agate handle, octagonal in section, tapering towards the top.
This object has been included in the following exhibitions:
- Feeding Desire: Design and the Tools of the Table, 1500-2005, May - August 13, 2006